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edamame

Do you know why you should eat Edamame? Well, it is very healthy. If you look at its nutritive value, you may want to try this. It is calculated that 100 grams of unprepared and frozen Edamame offer to you:

Calories 110

Protein 10.25 grams

Fiber: 4.8 grams

Minerals in Edamame:

Following is a list of minerals that are found in Edamame while some are present in very low amount:

Potassium - 482 mg

Phosphorus - 161 mg

Calcium - 60 mg

Magnesium - 61 mg

Iron - 2.11 mg

Sodium - 6 mg

Manganese - 1.01 mg

Zinc - 1.32 mg

Copper - 0.324 mg

Vitamins in Edamame:

Following is a list of vitamins that are found in Edamame while some are present in very low amount:

Vitamin C - 9.7 mg

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) - 0.15 mg

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) - 0.265 mg

Niacin - 0.925 mg

Pantothenic Acid - 0.535 mg

Vitamin B6 - 0.135 mg

Folate - 303 mcg

Vitamin E - 0.72 mg

Vitamin K - 31.4 mcg

Health Benefits of Edamame:

Read the following t o know about the health benefits of Edamame:

Due to the fact that it is rich in protein which is the building block of the body, it is said to be beneficial for the parts of the body such as muscles. Protein in diet also keep you full for longer time.

It is good for cardiovascular health due to its content.

The good fats present in Edamame not only help the heart maintain health but also minimize the risk of certain diseases.

It is a good source of dietary fiber. This together with the presence of isoflavones are said to work to reduce bad cholesterol which can hamper the heart functions.

It is good for teeth and bones.

 

adukibeans

Popular in Asian kitchens, Adzuki beans are cooked and liked by millions of people. They may be served in the form of dessert or may be served with rice. There are other unique ways of consuming it as well.

Do you know that 100 grams of delicious Adzuki Beans have lots of nutrients in them? For example:

Calories 128

Protein 7.52 grams

Fiber 7.3 grams

Minerals in Adzuki beans:

Following is a list of minerals that are found in Adzuki beans while some are present in very low amount:

Potassium - 532 mg

Phosphorus - 168 mg

Calcium - 28 mg

Magnesium - 52 mg

Iron - 2 mg

Sodium - 8 mg

Selenium - 1.2 mcg

Zinc - 1.77 mg

Manganese - 0.573 mg

Copper - 0.298 mg

Vitamins in Adzuki Beans:

Following is a list of vitamins that are found in Adzuki Beans while some are present in very low amount:

Vitamin B1 (thiamine) - 0.115 mg

Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) - 0.064 mg

Niacin - 0.717 mg

Folate - 121 mcg

Pantothenic Acid - 0.430 mg

Vitamin B6 - 0.096 mg

Vitamin A - 6 IU

Health benefits of adzuki beans:

These are great for your health in the following ways:

Because they have a lot of fiber content in them, they prove to be great for your heart. Not only this, these also lessen your risk for life threatening heart diseases. Adzuki beans also contain other essentials that are needed for a healthy heart.

These are good for your GIT.

These beans also prevent you from diabetes.

These are good for those who wish to lose weight.

These also work as a detox  for the liver.

After you know these tremendous nutritive value of adzuki beans you should definitely add it to your diet.