Green beans juice can lower the blood sugar up to 30-40%, and 1 cup of that juice is equal to 1 insulin unit. Hypoglycemic effects of the beans connect the Arginine and other elements able to release insulin.
– 2% proteins
– 0.1% fats
– 6.1% carbohydrates
– Vitamins C, PP
– Potassium, calcium, magnesium
– Iron, Phosphor, amino acid
Easy to prepare, use power juicer or other presses or scrubber. Drink it fresh, approximately 150 ml. 30 minutes before eating your meal. You can also combine green beans, with carrots and cabbage to get a great taste and healthy mix of juice.
Fresh green beans are very low in calories (31 cal per 100 g of raw beans) and contain no saturated fat. Nevertheless, the lean vegetables are a very good source of vitamins, minerals, and plant derived micro nutrients.
They are very rich source of dietary fiber (9% per 100 g RDA) which acts as a bulk laxative that helps to protect the mucous membrane of the colon by decreasing its exposure time to toxic substances as well as by binding to cancer-causing chemicals in the colon. Adequate amount of fiber has also been shown to reduce blood cholesterol levels by decreasing reabsorption of cholesterol-binding bile acids in the colon.
Green beans contain excellent levels of vitamin A, and health promoting flavonoid poly phenolic antioxidants such as lutein, zea-xanthin and ß-carotene in good amounts. These compounds help act as protective scavengers against oxygen-derived free radicals and reactive oxygen species that play a role in aging and various disease processes.