Green mung beans (Vigna radiata) – useful properties

Mash or mung beans (to eng. mung) is a flowering plant of the genus Vigna of the Legume family, bean culture originated from India in the form of small green beans. Masha belonging to the genus Vigna allows to call him “beans” (Phaseolus aiheita, Phaseolus radiata). Another name for Masha, common in Asian countries, mung beans. The beans are oval in shape, green color and small size. To the touch they are smooth, the shell has a glossy Shine.

Masha composition (in 100g of product):

Calories: 323 kcal

Fat ― 2 g
Carbohydrates ― 46 g
Protein ― 23,5 g
Starch 43 g
Mono – and disaccharides ― 3,38 g
Ash ― 3 g
Water 14.2 g
Dietary fiber ― 11.5 g

B1 (Thiamine) ― 0,621 mg
B2 (Riboflavin) ― 0,233 mg
B3 (Niacin PP) ― 2,3 mg
B5 (Pantothenic acid) of 1.91 mg
B6 (Pyridoxine) ― 0,382 mg
B9 (Folic acid) is 0,140 mg
Vitamin C ― 4.8 mg
Vitamin E ― 0,51 mg
Vitamin K ― 9 mg
Micro and macro:

Potassium 1246 mg
Iron ― 6,74 mg
Magnesium ― 189 mg
Manganese ― 1,035 mg
Calcium ― 132 mg
Sodium ― 41 mg
Phosphorus 367 mg
Zinc ― 2,68 mg
Such a rich composition of iron and macronutrients can be compared with meat and quench with the use of hunger any vegetarian.
Fiber, we need to cleanse the bowel and its normal functioning, is also present in the mache – the mung beans.

Useful properties of Masha

In Mary many of magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, which help support brain function, heart and nervous system, improve memory and eyesight, strengthen bones and joints.

Chinese medicine, for example, appreciates mash for antiseptic and diuretic properties. If you are poisoned by alcohol or food, then you will be treated to detoxify this tool.
Mash is very useful for women’s health: it is able to slow down the process of breast cancer, maintains hormonal balance (this is especially felt in menopause). Low glycemic index keeps low blood sugar, and this will mean fewer fat cells in the body that allows the figure to stay slim and not resort to starvation.
Mash also used in cosmetics: powder or slurry from the beans reduces pores, cleanses and brightens, nourishes and softens the skin. Thanks to the contained coenzyme women cope with aging appearance, wrinkles, sagging, age spots, dull complexion.

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