Mung bean is one of the legumes of the bean group, which is actually a plant native to India. This plant has dicotyledonous seeds and has a pod like a bean plant, but it is green and black.

Mung bean is actually a herbaceous plant and its stems reach a height of about 70 cm. The plant of this plant is annual and has an ivy-like appearance. The stems of mung bean plant are straight, delicate and hairy and are light green.

At the time of flowering, the mung bean plant gives lemon-colored blossoms, and about 2 to 3 weeks later, the blossoms gradually turn into elongated mung bean pods. The sugar in the small flowers of mung bean usually attracts bees to this plant and due to the pungent smell of fresh grass, it attracts livestock to mung bean fields.

There are about 3 to 5 pods in each mung bean plant and a maximum of 20 to 25 small green or golden or brown seeds in each pod.

Today, due to the discovery of the very high nutritional value of mung bean, it is widely used in diets.

 

Properties and benefits of mung bean

First of all, we need to know the average amount of nutrients per 100 grams of mung bean ?! After that, according to the vitamins and minerals in mung bean, we should name its applications in daily life.

There are about 62 grams of carbohydrates per 100 grams of mung bean, which represents the energy stored in a food.

Due to the presence of about 63 grams of carbohydrates, we should expect the presence of sugar in each mung bean. On average, there are about 6.6 grams of sugar per 100 grams of mung bean.

About 16.3 grams of fiber (dietary fiber that facilitates digestion) was present in the amount of mung bean.

 

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The minerals and vitamins per 100 grams of mung bean are as follows:

  • Vitamin B1: 0.621 mg
  • Vitamin B3 or niacin: 2.251 mg
  • Vitamin B6: 0.382 mg
  • Folic acid or vitamin B9: 625 micrograms
  • Vitamin C: 4.8 mg
  • Vitamin E: 0.51 mg
  • Vitamin K: 9 micrograms
  • Calcium: 132 mg
  • Iron: 6.74 mg
  • Magnesium: 189 mg
  • Phosphorus: 3677 mg
  • Potassium: 1246 mg

 

Mung bean seeds are blood cholesterol-lowering pills. They regulate blood pressure and reduce the motility of blood vessels. Mung bean prevents the spread of cancer due to the presence of large amounts of antioxidants.

By increasing insulin and lowering triglyceride levels, mung bean helps prevent and reduce type 2 diabetes.

Due to the presence of plant protein sources in mung bean, it is mentioned as an anti-inflammatory and blood pressure lowering substance.

The use of mung bean in the daily diet can fully meet the body’s need for vitamins and minerals. Doctors and nutritionists also highly recommend the consumption of mung bean in cooked foods, in the form of soups, stews and salads.

 

 

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