Organic Aduki Beans

Organic Aduki Beans

Aduki beans’ scientific name: Vigna Angularis.

Organic aduki beans are a good source of minerals and b-vitamins. This kind of bean is, among pulses, the vegetable with the least calories and fat. They are the most used beans in Japan, whereas in Europe their consumption is on the rise due to the growing interest towards macrobiotic cooking and increased interest in Japanese products

Net weight: 400 g

Drained weight: 240 g

Description

Organic aduki beans: benefits and properties 

Organic aduki beans are nutritional powerhouses packed with low-fat protein, fibre, b-vitamins such as folate, and minerals such as iron, zinc and potassium.  Pulses contain a wide range of cancer-fighting plant chemicals, specifically, isoflavones and phytosterols which are associated with reduced cancer risk.  Organic aduki beans provide the body with soluble fibre, which plays an important role in controlling blood cholesterol levels which can prevent heart disease and type 2 diabetes.

Beans and pulses are good for people with gluten intolerance and vegans who can’t get protein from meat, fish or dairy products. As pulses increase the feeling of fullness, this may result in lower food intake and weight loss. Gusto Sano organic aduki beans have no added salt or sugar.

Organic aduki beans: calories and nutritional values 

Average values per 100g: 

  • Energy 611 kj/145 kcal
  • Fat 0.1 g
    Satured fat 0 g
  • Carbohydrate 24.8 g
    Sugars 0 g
  • Fibre 7.3 g
  • Protein 7.5 g
  • Salt 0.03 g

Aduki beans can

Help prevent heart disease; help fight cancer; lower cholesterol; help you lose weight; help manage diabetes and contribute to healthy bones and teeth.