Bean – great source of protein
Beans are excellent source of protein and are used in many dishes. The scientific family includes peas, peanuts, lentils and beans.
Beans come in many different shapes, sizes, and colors. They can be white, green, yellow, tan, pink, red, brown, purple, and black. Beans grow inside pods, which are usually 7 to 20 centimeters long.
One of the most useful beans is the soybean. Many chemical products, including paint, are made from soybean oil. They are used to make soy milk, soy sauce, and tofu.
Beans have numerous associations with various spirits. The early Aryans valued beans highly as a food offering to the dead.
Ancient Greeks associated beans with the souls of the dead and transmigration of the soul. The Romans considered beans sacred and used them in various rituals for the dead. During Japanese New Year’s ritual people use roasted beans to drive demons out of a house. The Iroquois performed dances for the bean spirit.
Black bean is a tall tree up to 40 m in height and with stem diameters to 1.2 m.
The birthplace of beans is the Mediterranean. It is absolutely certain that the Palestinians were engaged in their cultivation long before our era.
Beans contain up to 37% protein, which is much higher than in peas. So, they are close to meat products. A large amount of manganese, contained in a vegetable, will help the hair to become healthy, strong, beautiful.
English scientists conducted a study that showed that eating beans reduces the risk of breast cancer. Beans lower cholesterol in the body. They are also an excellent source of minerals, which help to normalize the level of sugar contained in the blood. Beans contain vitamin B, that helps to reduce the number of problems with the cardiovascular system.