About Green gram
- Green Gram is cultivated in India since ancient times.
- The pulse is rich in protein.
- It contains 25% proteins that is three times the protein content in other pulses.
- It is available as a whole pulse and split.
- The mung bean, alternatively known as the green gram, maash mung, monggo, dau xanh, kacang hijau or munggo, is a plant species in the legume family.
- The green gram is mainly cultivated in East, Southeast and South Asia.
- Green gram is used as an ingredient in both savoury and sweet dishes.
- Green gram are one of the best plant-based sources of protein. Green gram are rich in essential amino acids, such as phenylalanine, leucine, isoleucine, valine, lysine, arginine and more.
- Green gram contain many healthy antioxidants, including phenolic acids, flavonoids, caffeic acid, cinnamic acid and more
- Green gram also contain the antioxidants vitexin and isovitexin
- mung beans may have properties that can lower LDL cholesterol.
- Green gram may help lower blood pressure.They are a good source of potassium, magnesium and fiber.
- Green gram contain a type of soluble fiber called pectin, which can help keep your bowels regular by speeding up the movement of food through your gut
- Green gram possess several properties that help keep blood sugar levels low.