Green beans, string beans, or snap beans are a rich source of vitamins A, C, and K, and of folic acid and fiber. They have similar nutritional benefits to snap peas and okra.
Here are some key points about green beans. More detail and supporting information is in the main article.
This vegetable is majorly harvested in the eastern coast of Australia. Moreover, the majority of production occurs in Queensland. In fact, the predominant growing regions are Bundaberg and Innisfail.
Like asparagus and artichokes, Australia is also a net exporter of this vegetable. This national typically exports around 1500 to 1800 tonnes of this vegetable per year. Moreover, as of 2019, Australia has exported over 1,741 tonnes of this vegetable whereas the imports are counted in negative tonnes.
This vegetable contain great amounts of chlorophyll.This may block the carcinogenic effects of heterocyclic amines that are generated when grilling meats at a high temperature. Individuals who prefer their grilled foods charred should pair them with green vegetables to decrease the risk. This is a reason why this vegetable is preferred in the daily diet.
Article by: Hari Yellina (Orchard Tech)