Organic Red Kidney Beans

Organic Red Kidney Beans

Red kidney beans scientific name: Phaseolus vulgaris.

Organic red kidney beans have a curved shape and are dark red in colour; they are the basic ingredient of the famous “chili con carne.”  Red Kidney beans are rich in nutrients and proteins as well as fibre.   Consequently, these beans are extremely healthy and help in the prevention of some diseases.

Net weight: 400 g

Drained weight: 240 g

Description

Organic red kidney beans: benefits and properties

Organic red kidney 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 red kidney 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 red kidney beans have no added salt or sugar.

Organic red kidney beans: calories and nutritional values

Average values per 100g: 

  • Energy 222 kj/53 kcal
  • Fat 0.3 g
    Satured fat 0 g
  • Carbohydrate 5.3 g
    Sugars 0 g
  • Fibre 5.8 g
  • Protein 4.4 g
  • Salt 0.05 g

Red kidney 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.