GREEN BEANS HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

Posted in VEGETABLES HEALTH BENEFITS AND MINERALS

BEANS

Health Benefits

1.  Mung bean treat anemia caused by iron deficiency

2.  It helps prevent the development of atherosclerosis, the         most common cause of cardiovascular disease.

3.  Mung bean sprouts can help improve intestinal motility         and relieve the signs of constipation.

4.  Particularly helpful in preventing and treating hair and         nail poblems.

5.  Mung bean sprouts are an excellent source of lecithin           which, besides lowering blood cholesterol levels, helps           reduce liver fat, thereby preventing fatty liver, a common       liver condition that can result in liver dysfunction.

6.  Mung bean sprouts are also effective in counteracting           menopause-related osteoporosis.

7.  Mung bean sprouts can help prevent many age-related           skin changes, including elasticity and moisture loss.

8.  Particularly helpful in fighting the signs and symptoms of       mental and physical stress and tiredness.

Minerals

PRINCIPLE

NUTRIENT VALUE

PERCENTAGE OF RDA

Energy

31 Kcal

1.5%

Carbohydrates

7.13 g

5.5%

Protein

1.82 g

3%

Total Fat

0.34 g

1%

Cholesterol

0 mg

0%

Dietary Fiber

3.4 g

9%

VITAMINS

Folates

37 µg

9%

Niacin

0.752 mg

5%

Pantothenic acid

0.094 mg

2%

Pyridoxine

0.074 mg

5.5%

Riboflavin

0.105 mg

8%

Thiamin

0.084 mg

7%

Vitamin A

690 IU

23%

Vitamin C

16.3 mg

27%

Vitamin K

14.4 µg

12%

ELECTROLYTES

Sodium

6 mg

0.4%

Potassium

209 mg

5.5%

MINERALS

Calcium

37 mg

3.7%

Iron

1.04 mg

13%

Magnesium

25 mg

6%

Manganese

0.214 mg

9%

Phosphorus

38 mg

6%

Zinc

0.24 mg

2%

PHYTO-NUTRIENTS

Carotene-ß

379 µg

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Carotene-α

69 µg

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Lutein-zeaxanthin

640 µg

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