Green gram or Green mung is one of the best vegetarian superfoods that has always been praised for its amazing health benefits. It is known as moong dal in India and is basically a tiny circular shaped bean that is green in colour. It is loaded with vitamins has an good taste.
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HEALTHY BENEFITS OF GREEN MUNG:
It’s loaded with Goodies: It is rich in Vitamin A, B, C and E and also in many minerals including iron, calcium, potassium and a very rich source of protein.Eating a bowl of green mung beans soup daily is a great way to meet the daily needs of protein requirements of our body.
Green Mung Beans are rich source of Minerals. Potassium, magnesium, folic acid, zinc, iron, phosphorus are some of the many minerals found in this wonder bean. Potassium and magnesium are important for heart health.
Folic acid and iron are very important for pregnant and child bearing women.
Green Mung Beans are rich source of fiber. The fiber comprises of two types, insoluble and soluble. The insoluble fiber helps to keep the digestive system healthy and reduce the problems of constipation. The soluble fiber helps to reduce the blood cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
Green Mung Bean sprouts are rich source of Vitamin C. Vitamins are essential to maintain health and prevent diseases. Vitamin C helps to improve the immune system and keeps the common fever, sore throat, cold away. The sprouts of this bean provide excellent source of vitamin C and thus, giving the benefits of fruit too.
Green Mung Beans are good for cardiovascular health. are excellent for heart and help to regulate blood pressure to healthy levels.
Green Mung Beans detoxify the body and improve metabolism. It is an anti inflammatory food and helps to heal the body.
Green Mung Beans helps to lose weight. These beans are low in calories and rich in fiber. Thus, eating a small cup of green mung bean soup gives the feeling of fullness. Hence, it helps to curb hunger pangs and bring our weight to healthy levels.
IT’S AMAZING FOR SKIN:
Moong bean dry grinded powder serves as an effective facial scrub or face mask. It makes skin smooth and youthful while minimising skin problems like acne, spots, tan or wrinkles. It is mild enough to be used as a daily face cleansing agent. For dry skin add milk or cream or honey to it. For oily skin add rose water or tap water to make a paste. Apply a thin layer and wash off when it dries.