Hayat I.,University Of Kashmir |
Ahmad A.,Pmas Arid Agriculture University |
Masud T.,Pmas Arid Agriculture University |
Ahmed A.,Pmas Arid Agriculture University |
Bashir S.,Food and Agriculture Section
Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition | Year: 2014
Beans, the variants of Phaseolus vulagris, are nutritionally and economically important food crop in each part of the world. Besides providing nutrients such as multifaceted carbohydrates, elevated proteins, dietary fiber, minerals, and vitamins, these also contain rich variety of polyphenolic compounds with prospective health benefits. This review mainly focuses the important nutritional aspects of beans as well as their contribution in decreasing the risks of chronically degenerative diseases. © 2014 Copyright Taylor and Francis Group, LLC.