Should diabetics eat mung beans and red beans?

Should diabetics eat mung beans and red beans?

Mung beans contain more essential amino acids than cereals, Among them, lysine content is 1716 mg per 100 grams of edible part, and tryptophan content is 260 mg per 100 grams of edible part, so mung bean can complement cereal protein, such as rice and white flour, and mung bean is also rich in vitamins and minerals, among which B vitamins, potassium, magnesium and iron are higher than cereals.

According to Chinese medicine, mung bean is sweet and cold, and has dietotherapy effects such as clearing heat and promoting fluid production, promoting diuresis and detumescence, relieving summer heat and benefiting stomach, moistening skin and detoxifying. Mung bean has good antihypertensive effect because it is rich in potassium, calcium, magnesium and other substances.

Chinese medicine believes that, Red beans taste sweet and slightly cold. Return to heart, spleen and small intestine meridians, It has the effects of clearing away heat and toxic materials, promoting diuresis and removing dampness. Modern medical research has proved that, Red beans are rich in nutrition, Rich in vitamin E and trace elements such as potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, zinc and selenium, It is a typical high potassium food, and red bean contains high dietary fiber and low heat energy, which has the functions of lowering blood sugar, blood lipid and blood pressure, and is an ideal hypoglycemic food for diabetic patients. Drinking some red bean porridge often can not only reduce blood sugar, but also prevent and treat the common complications of diabetes-hypertension and hyperlipidemia.

Mung beans and red beans contain more vitamins and trace elements, but also contain more sugar, so diabetic patients should not eat more, and when the consumption is large, the staple food should be appropriately reduced. If you eat mung bean soup in hot summer to relieve summer heat, you must calculate the calories of mung bean soup into your daily diet.

In addition, vermicelli and vermicelli are made of beans or potatoes with more sugar content, so the intake of staple food should be appropriately reduced when eating.



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