Broad fava bean is one of the important edible beans in legume vegetables. It is a popular food, which can be used for stir-frying, cold dressing, and be made into various small foods. Broad fava bean contains a large amount of protein, second only to soybeans in daily consumption of beans, and also contains a large amount of calcium, potassium, magnesium, vitamin C, etc., and has a relatively complete variety of amino acids, especially rich in lysine.
Broad fava bean contains calcium, zinc, manganese, phospholipids, etc., which are important components for regulating the brain and nerve tissues, and is rich in chostone, which has the effect of enhancing memory and strengthening the brain. The calcium in fava beans is beneficial to the absorption and calcification of calcium by bones, and can promote the growth and development of human bones. Broad fava beans are rich in protein and contain no cholesterol, which can improve the nutritional value of food and prevent cardiovascular diseases. If you are dealing with an exam or a mental worker, eating fava beans may be helpful. The vitamin C in broad fava bean can delay arteriosclerosis, and the dietary fiber in broad fava bean hull can lower cholesterol and promote bowel movement. Modern people also believe that broad fava beans are also one of the anti-cancer foods, which have an effect on the prevention of intestinal cancer.
Fava beans are difficult to digest. The texture of broad fava beans is relatively hard and contains more starch and protein. After eating, it will cause a certain burden on the intestines and stomach, and will produce gas in the intestines. If you eat too much, you may experience abdominal pain, bloating, and increased exhaust. Wait for the symptoms of indigestion, so when you eat broad fava beans, you must eat them in moderation, not too much. And for some people whose gastrointestinal digestion function is not very good, it is best to avoid eating foods that contain more starch and protein at the same time when eating broad fava beans, so as not to cause a greater burden on the gastrointestinal tract.
1. Young children. Children under the age of nine must be cautious when eating fava beans. Children eating fava beans may cause symptoms such as low-grade fever, abdominal pain, yellowing of the skin, and darkened urine. Children suffering from favism must not eat fava beans.
2. People who are allergic to fava beans. Broad fava beans contain allergenic substances. People will have different degrees of allergies, sliver hemolysis and other poisoning symptoms, which is commonly known as favism. This is because the body lacks certain enzymes, which is a genetic defect. People who have had a fava bean allergy should not eat it again.