Organic Butter Beans

Organic Butter Beans

Butter beans’ scientific name: Phaseolus Vulgaris.

Organic butter beans are among one of the main sources of vegetable protein available to us in our diet. Organic butter beans are also known as Corona beans or “Ciabattoni”.

Net Weight: 400 g

Drained weight: 240 g

Description

Organic butter beans: benefits and properties

Organic butter 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 butter 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 butter beans have no added salt or sugar.

Organic butter beans: calories and nutritional values 

Average values per 100g: 

  • Energy 285 kj/68 kcal
  • Fat 0.5 g
    Saturated fat 0 g
  • Carbohydrate 9.1 g
    Sugars 0 g
  • Fibre 4.8 g
  • Protein 4.3 g
  • Salt 0.04 g

Organic butter 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.