Beans “Green” Did you know there high in protien? find out more

Green beans are an excellent source of protein, complex carbohydrates and fiber. As with all beans they are a good source of B6, folic acid and molybdenum (The mineral plays a role in the biological processes of the nervous system, water processing in the kidneys and energy production in cells) they contain a good iron content  other minerals include magnesium, phosphorus manganese, and potassium.

Wellness

Hypoglycemia the high protien content helps regulate blood sugar levels

Heart Health because it lowers an amino acid called homocysteine, which is known to be high in people with heart problems due to Folic Acid and Vitamin B6

Cholestrerol triglycerides in particular, levels can be reduced as they are low in fat and high in fiber

Aids Digestion from there high fibre content

Weightloss

Low Calories assisting calorie controlled diets

High Fiber helps food to move through the body quickly and taking some of the bad fats in the body with it

Beauty

Anti Aging green foods including these beans assist the production of sebum, the skins own oil, helping the skin stay moisturised and protected against aging elements

Healthy Hair green beans are also a good source of biotin, which in cases of a deficiency could cause brittle hair. Protein, iron, and zinc are all found in legumes and promote all the nutrients necessary for excellent hair health

Cooking

When they are superfresh I love them put through a bean stringer and mixed with other salad greens

Steamed and tossed with toasted sunflower seeds, almonds, chai seeds and butter

As a high protein alternative to carbohydrate rich accompaniments with curries and bowl food

Soupe au Pistou resembles a summer soup that includes white beans, green beans, tomatoes, summer squash, potatoes, and spaghetti topped with blended garlic, olive oil and basil

Traditional Nicoise salad with blanched and refreshed green beans, spanish onion, eggs, olives and  tuna

Or as a sensational lunch dish of sauteed green beans, chopped egg, lemon zest, garlic, parmesan, olive oil and breadcrumbs

Grill on the Bbq and served with a lemon, anchovy dressing and serve with your favorite steak

“Beans are not boring and good for a hot bod; just shimmy up your recipes with the great tips above “

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2 thoughts on “Beans “Green” Did you know there high in protien? find out more

  1. Hi Cass, love the easy to read and informative layout. Will send some info on our tropical foods over the Christmas. Lots of love to you. Ena

    • Thats fantastic Ena, great to hear from you, i would really appreciate that and am so pleased to keep in touch with you, who knows what the future may bring. We will be in New York in Febuary How exciting xx

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