#WellnessWednesday Know your ‘Mung sprouts’?!


Know your ‘Moong sprouts’?!

Sprouted Mung is a commonly used in regular Indian diet. Today lets know the health details about them…

Nutrition Facts per 100grams

Calories 23, Fat 0.7gms, Proteins 4 gms, Carbs 2.1 gms, Fibre 1.9 gms.

Also vitamins like Vit A, Vit C, Vit D & Minerals like Calcium, Magnesium, Iron.

It contains Sodium 6 mg & Potassium 79 mg.

Nutrition Benefits:

1] Mung sprouts are rich in essential amino acids.

2] Mung beans contain many healthy antioxidants, including phenolic acids, flavonoids, caffeic acid, cinnamic acid and more. Antioxidants reduce your risk of chronic diseases, such as heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers.

3] High cholesterol, especially “bad” LDL cholesterol, can raise your risk of heart disease.Interestingly, research shows that mung beans may have properties that can lower LDL cholesterol.

4] Mung beans may help lower blood pressure.

They’re a good source of potassium, magnesium and fiber. Studies have linked each of these nutrients to a significantly lower risk of high blood pressure.

5] Mung beans contain a variety of nutrients that are great for digestive health.

For one, they’re high in fiber,

mung beans contain a type of soluble fiber called pectin, which can help keep your bowels regular by speeding up the movement of food through your gut.

Mung beans, also contain resistant starch that works similarly to soluble fiber, as it helps nourish your healthy gut bacteria. The bacteria then digest it and turn it into short-chain fatty acids which promotes digestive health it can nourish your colon cells, boost your gut’s immune defenses and even lower your colon cancer risk.

6] Mung beans possess several properties that help keep blood sugar levels low.

They’re high in fiber and protein, which helps slow the release of sugar into the bloodstream.

Animal studies have also shown that mung bean antioxidants vitexin and isovitexin can lower blood sugar levels and help insulin work more effectively 

7] Mung beans are high in fiber and protein & Promotes Weight Loss by Suppressing Hunger and Raising Fullness Hormones

8] Folate in Mung Beans Can Support a Healthy Pregnancy.