French Beans – Organic
200g/pack of French Beans Organic – Origin varies according to freshness and least carbon footprint
Cooking suggestions: Avoid boiling the French Beans to maintain its high content of fiber, protein, iron, calcium, and a variety of other vitamins and minerals.
Instead, enjoy this healthy vegetable steamed or sautéed with your preferred seasonings.
Storage suggestions: Store in a plastic bag in refrigerator for 1 to 2 weeks.
Serving Size: 100g
|Calories 30||Calories from Fat 0|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 0g||0%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Trans Fat 0g|
|Total Carbohydrate 7g||2%|
|Dietary Fiber 3g||12%|
|Vitamin A 15% |||Vitamin C 20%|
|Calcium 4% |||Iron 6%|
French beans are very low in calories and so individuals who want to lose weight or are calorie-conscious can consume these in good amounts. Additionally, these beans contain minimal amounts of sodium, cholesterol and saturated fats, which makes them the best natural aid for weight loss.
Zea-xanthin is an important dietary carotenoid found in French beans, which protects the eyes due to their powerful antioxidant activity and filtering the harmful UV radiation. These beans are also found to prevent age-related macular degeneration, usually affecting the aged population.
Help in fetal development
French beans are rich in folates, that when consumed during pregnancy, prevent the foetus from neural-tube defects. These beans also help in healthy growth and development of the baby’s heart along with protecting against asthma in their later stages of life.
Maintain healthy heart
The presence of high amounts of dietary fiber in these beans reduces high cholesterol levels in the body by decreasing the re-absorption of cholesterol binding bile acids in the colon. Potassium present in French beans helps in controlling blood pressure along with maintaining a healthy heart.
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