BROAD BEANS Tripoli (vicia faba)Settler Hives
If you have to stand around podding beans...make it a family occasion. Little hands can be of great assistance & it might be even more appealing to eat later!? Pardon the two-four year olds. How good would it make you feel though with every mouthful packed with nutrients. ____________________________________________________________________
Nutritional Benefits Source of protein, fiber and a nutrients B1, B6, vitamin K, potassium, copper, selenium, zinc and magnesium.
Potential Health Benefits
- Complex carbohydrate and low-GI keeping you satisfied or full for longer - Source of insoluble fiber which promotes digestive system health and may help prevent colon cancer
- Source of soluble fiber which lowers cholesterol by binding to it in the small intestine
- High source of vegan protein which is an important building block of bones, muscles, cartilage, skin, and blood.
Kathryn Batty Holistic Nutritionist BHSc (Nut Med) Mindful & Co Cronulla