Web Stories – 12 Health Benefits of Adzuki Beans
Adzuki beans are brightly coloured legumes that are tasty and nutritious. They are versatile ingredients commonly used in many dishes, sweet or savoury. These beans come in various colours like brown, purple, black, red, green, white, and in unique combinations of these colours. The beautifully coloured coats of adzuki beans are rich in antioxidants. In addition, they have anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. Moreover, they have a rich nutrient profile and are known for their beneficial role in common lifestyle diseases like diabetes, heart diseases and obesity.
People in East Asia use Vigna angularis or adzuki bean as a part of their traditional foods. Adzuki beans are known as “the red pearl in grain” due to their nutrient content. It is the second most in-demand legume in Japan.