SLH Long Bean


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Weight: 200g±    

Key Information:

Chewy and flavorful yard long beans, also known as Chinese snake beans, are closely related to black-eyed peas. Its immature, tender, edible pods are one of the most popular pod-vegetables used in the Philippines and other East Asian cuisines. The beans are also grown in small scales in the home gardens in the Southern United States, West-Indies as well as in the Mediterranean regions.

The yard long pods are actually legumes belonging to the Fabaceae family. The beans were thought to have originated in southern Chinese Yunnan province. Scientific name: Vigna unguiculata, sub. sesquipedalis. Some of the common names include asparagus-bean, string-bean or Chinese snake beans.

Health Benefits:

Long beans is a low calorie vegetable and hence can be consumed by those on weight loss.

It has good amounts of Vitamin A as well as fair amounts of Vitamin C.

Being a green vegetable, it is rich in phyto chemicals and anti oxidants, thus plays an important role in fighting cancer and delays aging.

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Store in a cool and dry place