Information on Lima bean
Most varieties are flat, but “potatoes” are spherical. The seeds are the most common white color and also include black spots, reds, oranges, and spottys (spot mottled). Younger immature. Beans have a typical productivity of 2,900 to 5,000 kg (6,400 to 11,000 lb) seeds and 3,000 to 8,000 kg (6,600 to 17,600 lb) biomass per hectare.
Breeds exist in two forms:
– Early dust formation over poles / vines. Peas have a fruit length of up to 15 cm (5.9 in). Adults measuring 1 to 3 cm (0.39 to 1.18 in) and having a kidney oval shape.
– Columns / vines 1-5 m high
Nutrition from Lima bean
Lima bean are high in protein, low in fat, high in fiber, good for the cardiovascular system. In addition, beans are rich in B vitamins, iron, potassium and calories. B vitamins in beans are essential for brain functions.
Lima bean are also foods rich inositol that can improve the symptoms of memory loss. This bean is a source of soluble fiber that transports food, eliminates cholesterol, stabilizes blood sugar. At the same time contains a significant amount of stesrol is structurally similar to cholesterol from animals. Saponins in soybeans limit the formation of kidney stones. Lectin has anti-fungal, viral, and cancer properties.
Benefits from Lima bean:
Increase your cholesterol levels, reduce your cholesterol levels:
Seabass is one of the best sources of soluble fiber that regulates the transport of food in the intestines and removes cholesterol, which helps stabilize blood sugar.
Beans and other beans contain high levels of plant sterols, which are structurally similar to animal cholesterol, so when given this nutrient, the body will reduce the absorption of cholesterol from animals.
Decreases the activity of carcinogens:
Enzymes in beans have the ability to block the action of carcinogens in the small intestine. In addition, beans provide significant results in the treatment of obesity and hyperlipidemia.
Phytosterols in the bean improve immunity and reduce the risk of cancer in the breast, prostate and rectum.
Inositol hexaphosphate (IP6) is present in beans and is widely used in the prevention of cancer and lowers cholesterol.
Some other physiological effects:
As a source of vitamin B9, iron, vitamin C, zinc, potassium … which support the immune system in the body, reproducing the wrong genetic structure, damage, help sperm preparation, stimulation fetal development, signaling in the nervous system and muscle contraction, fungal, anti-viral …
According to studies, eating adequate saponins in beans will limit the formation of kidney stones. In addition, bean is also an antagonist for lead poisoning.