What Happens If You Eat Monggo Everyday!


Clinical evidence continues to show that plant-derived foods have various potential health benefits, including lowering inflammation and preventing chronic diseases.

Among plant-based sources of protein and nutrients, mung beans (monggo) are one of the foods gathering the most attention.

Mung beans are considered  “one of the most cherished foods” during the ancient times. Due to its medicinal properties, the beans help in improving our health.

So here’s what you need to know about mung beans:

1) Analyses of the seeds show that they have a carbohydrate content in excess of 45 percent and a protein content in excess of 21 percent.

2) Mungo beans are a fair source of Vitamin A and a good source of Vitamin B but are deficient in vitamin C. However, the sprouted mungo are an excellent source of vitamin C as well as a good source of vitamin B and a fair source of Vitamin A.

3) Decoction of the seeds is employed either raw or cooked in maturative poultices.

4) The roots are said to be narcotic and are prescribed by the Santals as a remedy for aching bones.

5) The seeds are much used as medicine in India, both internally and externally, especially in paralysis, rheumatism, and affection s of the nervous system.

6) They are also used in fevers, are considered hot and tonic, are useful in piles and affections of the liver, and are helpful in coughs.

7) A poultice is useful for checking secretion of milk and reducing distention of the mammary glands.

8) Rub the powdered beans into scarification over tumors and abscesses to promote suppuration.

9) The seeds prescribed in anorexia – A prolonged disorder of eating due to loss of appetite.

10) The seeds are considered antiscorbutic in indo-China, according to Corre and Lejanne. They are also used as a diuretic in Indo-China.

11) Antiscorbutic – curing scurvy, a condition caused by deficiency of ascorbic acid (vitamin C).


Source: Food Recap
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