Don’t feel sad seeing them in your lunchbox, start loving them, as French Beans are some of the most nutritional vegetables one must eat and add to their cuisines.
More about French Beans
French beans have soft, fleshy pods with seeds, which are edible and are sweet, tender, and crispy in taste. Also known as snap beans or string beans or green beans or frash beans, are considered staples around the world. It is believed to have originated in Central America. In India, the green immature pods are cooked and eaten as vegetables. The fresh bean can be chopped, blanched, boiled, or sautéed. It is often added to a soup, pulao, or coconut-based dish.
130 grams of raw French beans contains:
- Protein: 2.2gm
- Carbohydrates: 5.9gm
- Fiber: 2.3gm
It also contains Calcium, Magnesium, Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin A.
- The fiber in French beans can improve digestive disorders like irritable bowel syndrome.
- The folic acid present in French beans fights anemia and is beneficial during pregnancy.
- Vitamin c in the French beans reduces inflammation and also promotes skin health.
- French Beans aid weight loss as less in carbs and fat.
- It improves heart health by lowering LDL cholesterol.
French beans remain fresh for at least 2 days at room temperature. It can also be stored in a regenerator by wrapping it in a paper towel or plastic bag.
Country of Origin: India
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