Mung Beans produce edible sprouts, which is crisp and described as nut tasting. These sprouts are important enough to stand-up to stir-frying, but are often used in salads and sandwiches. Mung bean plants are low in calories, contain fiber and B-vitamins, as well as vitamins C and K.
According to the Linus Pauling Institute, bacteria in the colon make a little vitamin K, but not enough to meet your daily needs. Mung bean sprouts are a good source of vitamin K, with 1 cup of raw vegetables that contain 34 micrograms, which means that men have 28% of recommended daily intake, while women gain 37%. Vitamin K is necessary for the process of blood clotting. It also regulates bone mineralization and helps maintain bone density. Vitamin-K dependent protein inhibits calcium accumulation in blood vessels, which reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease.
The antioxidant capacity of vitamin C to protect cells from free radicals. Some free radicals develop as a by-product of biochemical processes. Other forms respond to cellular stress from a variety of sources, such as sunlight, lack of sleep, and cigarette smoke. If free radicals are not neutralized antioxidant, they are aligned to healthy cells, causing damage and inflammation leading to chronic diseases. Vitamin C is also a collagen component of connective tissue, which supports and strengthens the skin, cartilage and organs. One cup of raw soybean sprouts provides 14 milligrams of vitamin C. The Institute of Medicine recommends that men consume 90 milligrams of vitamin C daily, while women should receive 75 milligrams. Anyone who smokes should add another 35 milligrams to these recommendations.
About 90 percent of the iron in your body is stored and re-used, but you still have to eat enough to make up for the amount that is normally excreted from the body each day. For men, this means getting 8 milligrams of iron a day, but women need 18 milligrams. In addition to the transfer of oxygen through the blood, iron compatible with your immune system, promoting the growth of cells that regulate the immune response and attack infected cells. Men receive 12 percent, and women receive 5 percent of the recommended daily intake of 1 cup of raw mung bean sprouts.
Folic acid is a B vitamin that is essential for creating DNA, creating and maintaining new cells and creating healthy red blood cells. These characteristics make it an essential vitamin for all, but it is especially important to maintain periods of growth from conception to adolescence. Women should have a sufficient level of folic acid as it prevents birth defects of the brain and spinal cord that occur within the first 28 days of pregnancy. You will receive 16 percent of the recommended daily intake of 1 cup of raw mung bean.
Mung bean sprouts can take bacteria, so raw sprouts should be avoided for children, pregnant women, the elderly and anyone with a weakened immune system. You will lose some nutrients, but kill any potential bacteria, by cooking the sprouts.
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