Vicia Faba / Phaseolus Lunatus
Rich in potassium which can have beneficial effects on blood pressure, high soluble fiber can have beneficial effects on cholesterol, fiber may help to lower cancer risk. Best for blood sugar, Cholesterol, constipation, digestive disorders, irritable bowel syndrome, diverticulitis and treatment of skin warts as it can produce antibodies which protects against viruses.
Good source of dietary fiber, protein, phosphorus, copper, manganese and a very good source of folate. This beans has very low saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. it is iron-rich beans
Many preparations for fava beans in Greece, mostly all falling under the category of stews and casseroles. Usually, they are cooked up together with other spring staples, such as artichokes and fresh peas.