Kidney beans or rajma are something that can easily tempt someone. This is a mouthwatering North Indian dish that is easy to make and very tasty to eat. These fulfilling beans are not only delicious but also great for health. If you think you are satisfying your palates by eating rajma, you are also giving some essential nutrients to your body. This video talks about the myriad benefits of eating kidney beans or rajma. If you don’t know them already, watch this video. Here is a rundown of reasons to eat kidney beans:
- Rajma has a high protein content that helps in managing protein levels in the body. If you have had a plateful of rajma-chawal a day, your protein is sorted.
- Kidney beans are found to be effective in regulating blood pressure thereby controlling high BP or hypertension. It is because it has soluble fibre, potassium and magnesium that control blood pressure.
- Rajma aids weight control as it keeps the stomach full for a longer time and therefore, you crave less and eat less
- Kidney beans have low complex carbohydrates which are helpful in lowering cholesterol in the blood. Those who have cholesterol should eat a bowl of rajma daily.
However, this doesn’t mean that you can have a lot of rajma. Overconsumption of this bean is not good for health as it can cause indigestion and other problems.
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