- Beans are an excellent source of fiber (at least 15% of recommended DV) per cup. Helps regulate overall cholesterol, blood sugar levels, prevent cancer causing substances from entering our colon, and promotes regular bowel movements leading to a healthier digestive system.
- A rich source of vitamin c gives the beans antioxidant properties. This help by reducing damage to our bodies caused by free radicals, lower the chances of cardiovascular disease, eye disorders, and boosts our immune system which helps us fight off disease. Recent studies show that green beans may have a greater antioxidant effects than peas and beans in the same family.
- Lutein and zeaxanthin are other antioxidants that work alongside vitamin c to increase vision benefits. They help by: reducing the damage done to your eyes caused by UV rays, the occurrence of macular degeneration and cataracts.
- Beans are a good source of folic acids (Vitamin B9) that are great for pregnant women; it helps lower the chance of children being born with birth deLow in calories and fat it is a perfect choice for anyone looking for a healthier lifestyle and can even help regulate blood sugar levels. One cup of beans has: 34 calories, 0.13 grams of fat, 4 grams of dietary fiber, 2 grams of sugar, 2 grams of protion, and high content of vitamin C (at least 30% of the recommended DV).fects. Also improves cognitive function and decreases the chance of getting heart disease.