Nutrition 1 MIN READ

Go Green with Green Beans: The Versatile Legume for Glucose Stability

Written by Team Ultrahuman

Nov 01, 2022

Green String Beans, also known as snap beans, are legumes that are grown all over the world. Green beans contain a very small proportion of complex carbohydrates. 100gm of green beans contain approximately 6.9 gm of carbohydrates. They contain Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and Vitamin K. They are also rich in minerals like Calcium and Iron. All these factors make it an ideal food for fitness enthusiasts, diabetics/ prediabetics.

The right pairings for green string beans and your health
• Green beans are rich in fibre but low in fat. You could make up for this by cooking beans in one teaspoon of coconut oil which has healthy fats.
• You could dip the raw beans in hummus.
• You could also make a curry, roasting the beans with spices and olive oil.
• To increase the protein content and gain a little stability, you could cook green beans with 100 gm of cooked paneer or chicken.
• You could also chop the beans and add them to your sandwich filling.

Green beans contain complex carbohydrates. Complex carbohydrates take longer to increase the sugar level of the blood. So they help in controlling hyperglycemia, heart diseases and weight management. Green beans are among the most versatile and nutritious foods available worldwide. It is also equally loved because of its taste.
If you are pregnant, green beans are very important for your baby’s organs, particularly the heart.

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