If you are looking for a healthy, filling, light weight snack edamame is the way to go! This particular soybean also has tons of benefits! Check out a few of them below.
Skin Care- The antioxidants in edamame help in maintaining healthy skin and repairing damaged skin. It also contains isoflavones that may be beneficial in managing age-related skin changes in postmenopausal women.
Stronger Immune System- Edamame, with its nutrients, vitamins, and antioxidants help in strengthening the immune system. A healthy immune system is necessary for the body to protect itself against microorganisms that may cause various health ailments.
Healthy Bones- Edamame contains calcium, phosphorus, iron, vitamin E, and other nutrients that are required for maintaining healthy bones. Consumption of these beans and other soy products may provide the necessary nutrients and help in strengthening bones and maintaining bone density.
Better Lung Functioning- A few studies have shown the intake of genistein may improve the lung function in patients with asthma. Edamame also contains genistein and thus may help in improving lung function.
Weight Management- The intake of proper food plays a very important role in weight management. These beans have a high protein content and fewer calories, which make it an ideal snack for weight conscious people.
Improved Digestion- The health benefits of edamame include healthy digestive system. It is a good source of fiber which facilitates digestion. Constipation and bloating that you are experiencing may also be prevented or reduced by consuming the beans.
Maintains Cardiovascular Health- The consumption of soy foods may improve the control of insulin and blood glucose levels.
I was blown away by all of the amazing health benefits I found for edamame. My family and I eat edamame quite often. Its delicious with some pink himalayan salt on top! You can purchase it fresh or frozen. I usually just get mine in the healthy foods frozen section in Giant. Try it out and let me know what you think.
Love & Light,