Energy 34 cal, Protein 2 g, Carbohydrates 8 g, Sodium 7.0 mg, Phosphorus 70 mg, Iron 1.8 mg, Carotene 126 mcg, Thiamine 70 mcg, Riboflavin 90 mcg, Niacin 0.5 mg, Vitamin C 88 mg
Green beans are used in Ayurvedic medicine to treat cardiac disease, bladder disease, acne, dropsy, dysentery, and hiccups. It has also proven to reduce the risk of heart ailments. The significant levels of antioxidants and phytochemicals in green beans are associated with preventing chronic diseases like cancer. The vegetable also slows the rate of digestion of starch and absorption of glucose thus helping regulate blood glucose levels.