Green Beans

 

Green beans are a source of biotin and carotenoids (antioxidants), that help them to boost your mood and add goodness to any day.

What nutrients in green beans boost mood?
  • Fibre
  • Biotin
  • Carotenoids (antioxidants)
  • Polyphenols (antioxidants)

 

*When eaten as part of a healthy varied diet.

How To Store And Prepare

Store
  • Container
  • Fridge

Top tip: Store green beans unwashed, and rinse them before you cook.

 
Prep
  • Raw
  • Steam
  • Boil
  • Stir Fry

Top tip: Stir fry green beans in a tasty curry. 

When Are They In Season?

Green Beans are in season during summer but available all year.

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

½ cup of cooked green beans (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

Did you know?

Green beans are also known as string beans, French beans or snap beans (because of the sound they make).

Nutrition Information Panel

The nutrition facts for a ½ cup of boiled green beans (75g):

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How Much Should You Eat?

The recommended amount of vegetables you should eat is 5 serves per day.

(Source: Australian Dietary Guidelines, 2013)

½ cup of cooked green beans (75g) counts as 1 serve of vegetables.

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