Green Gram Beans
The mung bean, alternatively known as the green gram, maash, or moong Sanskrit मुद्ग / mudga, is a plant species in the legume family. The mung bean is mainly cultivated in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, China, Taiwan, Korea, South Asia and Southeast Asia.
It’s loaded with Goodies: It is rich in Vitamin A, B, C and E and also in many minerals including iron, calcium, potassium and a very rich source of protein.Eating a bowl of green mung beans soup daily is a great way to meet the daily needs of protein requirements of our body. Green Gram Beans are rich source of Minerals. Potassium, magnesium, folic acid, zinc, iron, phosphorus are some of the many minerals found in this wonder bean. Potassium and magnesium are important for heart health. Folic acid and iron are very important for pregnant and child bearing women.
Green Gram Beans are rich source of fiber. The fiber comprises of two types, insoluble and soluble. The insoluble fiber helps to keep the digestive system healthy and reduce the problems of constipation. The soluble fiber helps to reduce the blood cholesterol and blood sugar levels. Green Gram Beans sprouts are rich source of Vitamin C. Vitamins are essential to maintain health and prevent diseases. Vitamin C helps to improve the immune system and keeps the common fever, sore throat, cold away. The sprouts of this bean provide excellent source of vitamin C and thus, giving the benefits of fruit too. Green Gram Beans are good for cardiovascular health. are excellent for heart and help to regulate blood pressure to healthy levels.
Green Gram Beans detoxify the body and improve metabolism. It is an anti inflammatory food and helps to heal the body. Green Gram Beans helps to lose weight. These beans are low in calories and rich in fiber. Thus, eating a small cup of green mung bean soup gives the feeling of fullness. Hence, it helps to curb hunger pangs and bring our weight to healthy levels.
1. high in protein
2. low in calories
3. high in fiber
4. low in fat
5. low in sodium
6. low in cholesterol
7. contain good to high levels of several B-complex vitamins and some A, C, E and K
8. have good to excellent levels of several minerals among them, calcium, potassium, iron, manganese, copper & magnesium
9. have a low glycemic index of 25 & glycemic load of 4 making them an excellent choice for diabetics
10. easily digestible
11. balances the tri-doshas
12. cooling to the body
13. excellent source of antioxidants & phytonutrients
Nutrition FactsServing Size 546 g
Serving Per Container 2
|Total Fat||Less than||65g||80g|
|Less than||Sat Fat||20g||25g|
|Total Carbohydrate||Less than||300g||350g|
|Dietary Fiber||Less than||25g||30g|