Although it regulates blood sugar levels, this vegetable also keep the vision and bone health.
Besides containing powerful antioxidants such as vitamin C and beta-carotene, within the beans enter and manganese, which is important for various chemical processes in the body, including degradation of cholesterol, carbohydrate, protein, and is involved in the formation and strengthening of bones. The vegetables also contain various types of carotenoids – lutein, violaxanthin and neoksantin and flavonoids quercetin, catechin, epicatechin and procijanidin that have antioxidant properties.
Thanks to these nutrients, beans possess unique anti properties, prevention of type 2 diabetes, a disease accompanied by chronic inflammatory processes. This pod contains chlorophyll, which together with the antioxidant nutrients is prevention of cancer. The chlorophyll can block the cancerous effect of heterocyclic amines, which occur when cooking meat at high temperature and activate malignant cells.
Due to the large amount of potassium, beans which is known as a good diuretic and regulator of blood pressure, so acts beneficially on the cardiovascular pressure and stimulates the excretion of waste products from the body. It should be frequently eaten raw or briefly cooked, because high temperatures destroy nutrients, especially vitamins that are necessary to perform the important functions of the body.