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Kidney beans are one of the numerous varieties of common beans (Phaseolus vulgaris). They are small, reddish brown in colour and eaten as vegetables. They have the same shape and colour of a “Kidney”, hence the name “Kidney-Beans”. They have amazing health benefits. They contain loads of folic acids, calcium, carbohydrates, fibre, proteins and other essential nutrients for proper body functions.

Kidney beans are great source of Vitamin BI which helps in the synthesis of acetylcholine that improves cognitive function. It may also help to reduce the risks of degenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s and Dementia.

Kidney beans contains great anti-oxidants. Manganese in Kidney beans helps the body fight against harmful substances. Molybdenum also present in Kidney beans helps the body to detoxify sulphites which are toxic to human health.

Kidney beans are rich source of potassium magnesium, protein, dietary fibre, all which are great for hypertensive patients. They ensure the smooth blood flow by widening the vessels and arteries. Fibre keeps the body full thereby aiding weight management and improves smooth bowel movement. They cleanse the stomach and lowers the risk of cancers e.g colon cancer.

High magnessium content fights heart related diseases e.g stroke, heart attack, vascular diseases and prevents coagulation of the arteries. Manganese, folate and calcium contents are essential for strong bones and teeth, they give relief to bone diseases and fractures.

Other amazing health benefits of Kidney beans includes: It lowers cholesterol, energy boosts, substitute for meat for vegetarians, anti-aging abilities, reduction of migraine, repairing of worn out tissues and lots more

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