In Nigeria, brown beans plays an important role as the major source of plant protein. It is also an important crop in the diets of Nigerians.
It is also rich in carbohydrates, proteins, and minerals such like calcium, potassium, etc. The index glycemic of Nigerian brown is 39, and this variety of brown beans has a very low glycemic index. Below are the health effect of eating brown beans.
1. It Reduces the risk of Type 2 diabetes
Due to the low glycemic index, antioxidants and fiber in brown beans, it help to reduce the risk of getting type 2 diabetes.
2. Boosts Energy
Another good source of protein boosters is brown beans. This is because, it increases the energy level in the body and allow the content of carbohydrates to power the body.
3. Good source of folate
Folate is defined as one of the B-vitamins that is needed in the bone marrow to make red and white blood cells, examples of folate is vegetables. Brown beans are good for the development of healthy cells in the body and to maintain a healthy heart and brain.