SITAW - Nutrition Facts and Health Benefits

Sitaw or String beans are very easy to grow in a backyard garden, and you can find them in many markets and grocery stores.

Eating Sitaw or String beans are good for the body because they have a “significant impact” on strengthening your immune system. This is due in part to the legume’s high anti-oxidant content.

One of the easiest and best ways to eat green string beans to get the health benefits from them is by eating them raw, steamed, or tossed in a salad.

Enjoy these beans raw or cooked, and you may experience several health benefits.

Nutrient Content of String Beans: per 100g
- Vitamin E: 0.45mg
- Vitamin. B1 (Thiamin): 0.074mg
- Vitamin. B2 (Riboflavin): 0.097mg
- Vitamin. B3 (Niacin): 0.614mg
- Vitamin B6: 0.056mg
- Vitamin C: 9.7mg
- Calcium: 44mg
- Magnesium: 18mg
- Potassium: 46mg
- Sodium: 1mg
- Zinc: 0.25mg
- Iron: 0.65mg
- Copper: 0.057mg
- Protein: 1.89g
- Carbohydrates: 7.88g
- Fiber: 3.2g
- Fat: 0.28g
- Calories: 35

Health Benefits of  Sitaw:

- An alkaline vegetable; it is therefore beneficial for people who are acidic.

- Offer cardiovascular protection. The antioxidant in this vegetable helps to prevent cholesterol from becoming oxidized. Oxidized cholesterol is able to stick to and build up in blood vessel walls, where it can cause blocked arteries, heart attack or stroke.

- Help lower high blood pressure.

- Help prevent weakening of the bone.

- Green Beans fiber can help promote a healthy colon because of its ability to bind to cancer-causing toxins, removing them from the body before they can harm colon cells.

- Help prevent DNA damage.

- Have strong anti-inflammatory effects which make it effective in diseases where inflammation takes place, such as arthritis and asthma.

- Helpful for menstruating women and for people who are at risk of iron deficiency.

- An energy food.

- A diet food because it contains few calories.

- Beneficial for lactating women because it help increase the nutrient in breast milk.

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