Although it regulates the level of blood sugar, this vegetable also keeps the vision and bone health.
Except it contains the powerful antioxidants such as vitamin C and beta-carotene, the composition of green beans includes manganese, which is important for various chemical processes in the body, including degradation of protein, cholesterol, carbohydrate and helps in the process of formation and strengthening of bones. Thanks to these nutrients, green beans possess unique anti-inflammatory properties, prevention of type 2 diabetes, a disease accompanied by chronic inflammatory processes in the body. It also contains chlorophyll, which along with the antioxidant nutrients is preventing cancer. Namely, chlorophyll can block the carcinogens impact of heterocyclic amines, which are occurring when we are cooking at high temperature. Due to the large amount of potassium, green beans is known as a diuretic and blood pressure regulator, so it acts beneficial to cardiovascular pressure and stimulates the disposal of harmful substances from the body. It should be frequently eaten briefly cooked or raw, because high temperatures are destroying the nutrients, especially vitamins which are necessary to perform the important functions of the organism.