String Beans


String Beans Health Benefits:
Antioxidants | Cardiovascular Disorders | Diabetes II | Anti-inflammatory | Cancer | Women health | Depression | Healthy bones | Constipation |

String Beans Nutrition Facts:
Serving size: 100 g

Nutrients Amount
Energy 131 kJ (31 kcal)
Water 90.32 g
Carbohydrates 6.97 g
Dietary fiber 2.7 g
Fat 0.22 g
Protein 1.83 g
Vitamins
Vitamin A equiv. 35 μg
Thiamine (B1) 0.082 mg
Riboflavin (B2) 0.104 mg
Niacin (B3) 0.734 mg
Pantothenic acid (B5) 0.225 mg
Vitamin B6 0.141 mg
Folate (B9) 33 μg
Vitamin C 12.2 mg
Vitamin K 14.4 μg
Minerals
Calcium 37 mg
Fluoride 19 µg
Iron 1.03 mg
Magnesium 25 mg
Manganese 0.216 mg
Phosphorus 38 mg
Potassium 211 mg
Zinc 0.24 mg

Source: USDA Nutrient Database No. 28

String Beans Health Benefits:
Antioxidants:
String Beans contain lots of essential nutrients like vitamin C, beta-carotene, and manganese. In addition, the beans have many antioxidants like lutein, neoxanthin and violaxanthin and flavonoids like kaempferol, quercetin, catechins, procyanidins and epicatechin that have several health benefits to help prevent prevent diseases like cancer, diabetes II, and inflammatory disorders. 
 
Cardiovascular Benefits:
Many people are not aware that green beans are a very good source of omega-3-fatty acids, i.e., alpha-linolenic acid. This fatty acid provides remarkable heart benefits and protects against heart attacks, stroke, high cholesterol levels and also lowers the triglyceride concentration in blood. Moreover, the antioxidants in the beans protect the heart from oxidative stress and control the cholesterol levels in the blood.

Digestive Health:
String beans are packed with dietary fiber, which can help the digestive system. The fiber adds a lot of bulk to the stools and allows for easy passage during bowel movements. The excessive fiber also lowers the cholesterol levels and regulates high blood glucose levels.