About Red Kidney Beans Dried
Probably originating in Peru, but found throughout Central and South America by the time the Spanish arrived, kidney beans have become a popular food all over the world due to their savory texture and ability to absorb flavors.
Red kidney beans are a major source of proteins and provide all the eight basic amino acids to the body. These amino acids help in improving the immune system and its responses.
Beans contain the antioxidant, anthocyanins that produce many health benefits. The dark skin color of the beans contain antioxidants.
Kidney beans contain fibre which is responsible for regulating blood glucose levels. A gel like substance is formed that slows down the carbohydrate metabolism process and maintains the blood sugar levels. Thud, kidney beans are very good for diabetics.
Red beans help in lowering blood cholesterol levels. Bile acids present in intestine are responsible for the synthesis of cholesterol but when excess dietary fibre is taken, they bind to the bile acids and inhibit them from cholesterol synthesis. Thus, the risk of heart diseases due to high cholesterol levels is decreased.
Beans are rich in iron content and regular intake of beans helps in synthesizing more hemoglobin. This enhances the oxygen carriage to cells and the respiration process is thus regulated.
Kidney beans help in reducing the risk of cardiovascular, degenerative and inflammatory diseases and thus help in maintaining the good heath.
Red kidney beans help in promoting enzymatic activity with the help of copper element present in them. The high enzymatic activity maintains the elastic properties of blood vessels, joints and ligaments.
The magnesium content present in red beans is very potent as it relieves fatigue from the stressed muscles, blood vessels and nerves. It is also effective in preventing the effects of some disease conditions like migraine headaches, muscle soreness and asthma.
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