Health Benefits of Green Beans

Posted by Krishna Bora on Thu, Mar 13, 2014  
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Green beans maybe have been left out so far in your diet, but when you see the health benefits of them now will make you add loads of them in your diet:

 

Control your PMS

In a study, it was found that beans are rich in manganese which helps soothing the body and your mood during periods.

 

Reduce cancer risk

Green beans have a plethora of flavonoids, which help in reducing the risks of cancer in a person.

 

Look after your joints

Vitamin K is present in abundant amount in the beans, and hence, it helps to improve the efficiency of calcium, and make your joints stronger and healthier.

 

Protect your heart

The soluble fiber present in green beans are very helpful in reducing the LDL, or the bad cholesterol in the body, and keep your heart healthy.

 

Improve your bone density

Green beans have little amounts of mineral silicon, which is linked to bone mineral density in men and in women who are in their late 30s.

 

Absorb more iron

Green beans contain high amounts of Vitamin C, which helps in absorbing iron in the body, and hence increase the potential of other iron-rich food items.

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