Kidney beans commonly known as Rajma is an important dietary food with various health benefits. Kidney beans are rich in proteins, fibers, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.
Kidney beans are beneficial in managing weight loss as they inhibit the accumulation of fats and lipids in the body. Eating salads containing soaked Kidney beans might help in the management of blood sugar levels due to its anti-diabetic property. It’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties also reduce the risk of developing diabetes-related complications. Kidney beans also help reduce bad cholesterol (low-density lipoprotein or LDL) and triglycerides which helps maintain cholesterol levels in the body.
Excessive consumption of Kidney beans may increase the risk of flatulence. Thus, it is advised to take an adequate amount of fibers along with Kidney beans to avoid such a situation. Eating raw Kidney beans may cause vomiting and stomach pain.
Kidney Beans : Phaseolus vulgaris, Barbati Beej, Snap bean, Green bean, Dry bean, String bean, Haricot commun, Gartenbohne, Rajma, Sigappu Kaaramani, Chikkuduginjalu, Lal lobia