Have you ever wondered how beneficial fava beans are? And do you know that they can be consumed without having to worry about weight gain? A master source of protein and soluble fiber, these beans are free from saturated fat, making it a good delicacy to be enjoyed along with many other benefits.
And would you like to know what these benefits are? Go ahead and read!
1. Good For The Heart
1 cup of fava beans yields 36 grams of soluble fiber. Studies suggest that ingestion of soluble fiber laden foods can help in keeping the levels of cholesterol, as well as blood sugar under control. These fiber variants also help in lowering the levels of low-density lipoprotein or the bad cholesterol, and thus shield your heart.