Surprising Health Benefits of Broad Beans

17. January 2017 Broad beans 0
Surprising Health Benefits of Broad Beans

Green colored fresh broad bean seeds do not only look refreshing and healthy, even regular intake of these broad sized seed beans can provide a number of benefits to your health. It is among one of the very old time and famous crop of the world and is known by a number of names like faba, fava bean, field bean, tic bean or bell bean. This South Asia and North Africa native spice are famous all over the world and cultivated everywhere. They can be grown and cultivated in any soil and climate and are a good source of carbohydrates, minerals, protein and vitamins.

  1. Thiamine is good for Heart Disease

Vitamin B of broad beans can prevent heart disease by preventing the risk of heart diseases. They are rich in thiamine, lack of which usually causes heart disease. People suffering from Congestive Heart Failure disease must consume broad beans to maintain the thiamine. Folate of broad beans can improve the elasticity of arteries and lower the risk of heart attack.

  1. For Parkinson’s Problem

Parkinson disease is related to the nervous system and can affect the balance and movement of any person. In this disease the dopamine cells of the brain start dying, which act as messenger between brain and muscles. As a result of which patient starts losing his balance and ability to control his body. So far there is no perfect medicine for this disease, but researchers have confirmed that Broad beans can provide L-dopa and C- dopa, which can be converted to dopamines by our body even without any side effect. So for Parkinson patients broad beans can be much better.

  1. Weight Management

As they are low in calories and high in fibers (A cup of boiled beans has 187 calories and can fulfill 36% of fiber requirement), so they are good for those people who want to lose their weight fast. It also helps in lowering the cholesterol level and prevents other diseases as well.

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