1NEWS – Koro beans are still considered to be related to soybeans. Nuts which have the Latin name canvalia have very powerful properties for health.
Because, the content contained in koro beans include: protein; fat; carbohydrate; fiber; energy; sugar; and sodium.
The following is 1NEWS revealing the benefits of consuming koro beans which are very powerful for health.
1. Maintain immunity
The high content of magnesium, potassium, fiber and protein in this bean also triggers the formation of immune cells in white blood cells.
We know that white blood cells have an important role in maintaining the immune system.
2. Skin health
Compounds present in the benefits of koro beans such as flavonoids, help to overcome damaged skin cells.
Its properties that contain antioxidant benefits in koro beans, and supported by a high protein content will help the process of forming skin cells for the better.
As a result, skin health will be maintained. Reportedly, in Indonesia, the manufacture of cosmetics using koro bean is being developed.
3. Maintain central nervous function
Sourced from Style craze, koro beans are also rich in iron benefits; magnesium; potassium; Phosphor; copper; thiamin; and also vitamin B1.
The content of the benefits of B vitamins, especially vitamin B1, according to several studies, is needed to maintain central nervous function.
4. Lowering blood sugar levels
Processed koro beans can be made into flour, the great thing is that the protein content will also increase, which was initially around 27 percent to around 33 percent.
The results of the study concluded that koro beans have a high protein content which can be used as a new food ingredient as well as a drug to treat diabetes.
5. Snacks for diet
The content of koro beans is quite rich in protein and is also balanced with fat and fiber.
This content is not only suitable for a diabetic diet, it can also make the body feel full longer.
Research conducted by Harvard University revealed that these nuts are suitable to accompany a diet program because the fat and calories are quite balanced.
6. Avoid the risk of heart disease
The content of monounsaturated fat contained in the benefits of koro beans is quite important in maintaining heart health.
In addition, plus the protein and fiber content in koro beans play an important role in regulating cholesterol and blood sugar levels.
7. Streamlining blood flow
The results of the study found that a cup of koro beans provides 36 grams of soluble fiber.
Soluble fiber is useful for maintaining cholesterol levels in the blood. This soluble fiber can reduce the amount of bad cholesterol (LDL) in the blood, so blood circulation will be smoother.
8. Reduce the risk of Hypertension
This disease, which is closely related to the condition of blood circulation and heart health, is one of the diseases that can be avoided with koro beans.
The content of koro beans which are rich in protein and soluble fiber makes blood flow to the heart smoother, supported by normal heart function which will reduce the risk of high blood pressure.
In Taiwan, koro beans are used as ingredients for making cancer drug ingredients. This opinion was also confirmed by Shridar and Seena in 2006.
The researchers found that koro beans have a beneficial source of flavonoid and phenolic compounds.
The two compounds owned by koro beans function as antioxidants to ward off free radicals, one of which will cause cancer cells.
Therefore, the same type of legumes as other legumes that also have antioxidant properties are useful for treating cancer.
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