Nutrition 0 MIN READ

Snack Smarter With Edamame Beans

Written by Team Ultrahuman

Nov 01, 2022

A staple food in Japanese cuisine has now entered the world’s kitchen, thanks to its nutritious composition. Edamame beans can play a very significant role in managing your sugar levels. It has the lowest Glycemic Index (GI) out of all the legumes (GI =14-20). They are rich in protein and fibre but low in carbohydrates. This may lead to low blood sugar. Here’s how you can get maximum benefits from Edamame beans without the fear of a sugar crash.

Enrich the Edamame Beans
• Consider pairing Edamame beans with 30 gms of Quinoa. This will convert your dish into a healthy, nutritious salad. It will also provide the carb content to your meal.
• Try adding some healthy fats like nuts and cheese. They will provide the fat content and change the GI of the meal.

Studies show that Edamame beans can play an important role in controlling blood glucose and insulin levels. So, making edamame a part of your daily diet can improve insulin sensitivity and reduce the risk of type-2 diabetes.

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