All beans are a good source of protein and green beans being low in calories are also great for fibre and nutrients, such as vitamins K and A. The high levels of zinc and Vitamin A optimise our immune system along with being a cardiovascular protection, are also a great antioxidant and assist with colon cancer prevention.
Beans are among the 20 or so foods most commonly found to contain harmful amounts of pesticide residue, therefor purchasing organic or growing your own is encouraged.
Make a tasty potato salad by tossing some freshly cooked beans with new potatoes and olive oil.
Combine roasted peppers, garlic and green beans for a meal accompaniment.
Create a dip by mashing your favourite beans into a paste and adding some garlic and olive oil.