Fava Beans

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Fava Beans

Fava beans, also known as broad beans, are green-colored legumes that come in their own "pod," much like edamame. They are naturally low in fat and rich in fiber, protein and iron. Fava beans, when eaten as part of an overall healthy diet, may offer cardiovascular benefits and aid in weight management. Their high fiber content has a variety of health benefits, ranging from regularity and general digestive health support, to improving blood sugar and cholesterol levels.

Nutritionals

  • Fiber
  • Protein
  • Iron
  • Copper
  • Phosphorus
  • Vitamin B1
  • Magnesium
  • Potassium
  • Folate
  • Manganese

Health Benefits

  • Promotes cardiovascular health
  • Great for weight management
  • Helps the body create energy
  • Strengthens the bones
  • Regulates blood pressure