Incredible Benefits of Green BeansBy Harshita Sehgal - 30 March 2020
Many of us hate to see green beans in the lunchbox but actually, they are one of the most nutritional vegetables. They contain vitamins, minerals, protein, calcium, dietary fiber and very less carbohydrates. They are also known as string beans, French beans and are rich in vitamins A, C, and K and are a good source of folic acid as well. Just check out its amazing benefits and you will surely be convinced to eat them
• Boosts immunity
The immune system boosting antioxidants in them eliminate free radicals from the body and prevent it from infections. It contains double the amount of iron as compared to spinach. Iron is needed to transport oxygen from the lungs to the cells throughout the body. If you have anemia or low metabolism, green beans are magical for you.
• Great detoxifier
Green beans have strong diuretic properties that serve as a great detox and helps the body remove unwanted toxins.
• Beneficial for skin, hair, and nails
They are a powerhouse of nutrition and are super beneficial for your skin, hair, and nails. Green beans contain silicon, which is important for the formation of healthy connective tissues, stronger nails and skin health.
• Good for eyesight
These beans are rich in carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin. All of these helps to maintain a good eyesight and night vision.
• Improves bone health
Green beans are a great source of Vitamin K which activates osteocalcin which is the main non-collagen protein found in bone. It keeps the bones intact. Calcium found in green beans is also important in preventing bone deterioration.