Green beans are good for health and are allies of the diet. Rich in vitamins and antioxidants it is better to consume them fresh.
Typical of the month of June it is also possible to find them all year round. Green beans are a legume but with nutritional characteristics very similar to those of a vegetable. Belonging to the legume family, they arrived in Europe after the discovery of America, and then spread throughout Italy and the world. Excellent source of vitamins, such as A, C, and minerals, potassium, iron, phosphorus. Their antioxidant properties are due to beta-carotene and Iutein, which help our body to protect itself from the action of free radicals, repairing sight and skin from premature aging. Antioxidants and flavonoids present in green beans are beneficial for the heart and for circulation. Silicon, present in large quantities, is important for bone health and for the formation of connective tissue.
Perfect allies of the 100 grams line of raw fresh green beans contain 2.1 grams of protein and 2.4 grams of carbohydrates, with a total of 2.9 grams of fiber. particularly suitable for those who want to get back in shape is a very light and low-calorie vegetable. There are no specific contraindications, except for allergies and intolerances. The garden is a great place to grow your own beans, the best time for sowing is spring. Potassium promotes the disposal of water retention and cellulite: regular consumption promotes the elimination of stagnation and orange peel skin. They are well indicated even in the presence of gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux, remember that they improve the acid-base balance of the organism. They are easy to digest because of this are also indicated for the presence of gastritis and gastroesophageal reflux, remember that also improve the acid-base balance of the organism. Particularly suitable for pregnant women because they are rich in folic acid. There are numerous combinations such as mint, extra virgin olive oil, lemon, pesto, tomato or carrots.