Organic Cannellini Beans

Organic Cannellini Beans

Cannellini beans’ scientific name: Phaseolus vulgaris.

Organic cannellini beans come from Tuscany and are characterised by their pinkish white colour and elongated shape. These beans are extremely healthy as their nutritional properties contain few calories and are virtually fat-free. For this reason, they are recommended in any kind of diet.

Net Weight: 400 g

Drained Weight: 240 g

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Organic cannellini beans: benefits and properties

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

Organic cannellini beans: calories and nutritional values 

Average values per 100g: 

  • Energy 242 kj/58 kcal
  • Fat 0.2 g
    Saturated Fat 0 g
  • Carbohydrate 7.5 g
    Sugars 0 g
  • Fibre 4.9 g
  • Protein 4 g
  • Salt 0.07 g

Organic cannellini 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.