Green beans are members of the common bean family and are a popular part of diets around the world. There are slight variations in shape in different areas of cultivation and green beans may be called many different things, including French beans, fine beans, string beans, or even squeaky beans, depending on where you are eating them. There are approximately 150 varieties of green beans throughout the world that come in all shapes and colours, even purple! Despite the variable appearance of the beans, their nutritional content and health benefits remain similar.
- Reduce the risk of heart disease
- Reduce the risk of colon cancer
- Manage and regulate diabetes symptoms
- High in antioxidants
- High in calcium