Like soybeans, they are vegan-friendly.
What is the azuki bean?
Adzuki beans or azuki beans are legumes originating from Asia.
Their composition is rich :
- Fatty acids.
- Dietary fibers.
- Essential amino acids.
- Vitamin B9.
They have been used for thousands of years for their culinary and medicinal properties.
How to cook them?
The beans are cooked in all Asian cuisines.
The sweet azuki paste is often used as a filling for cakes. Or they can be eaten salted, like other beans.
- Soak for at least 6 hours in water. To aid digestion, it is advisable to add a little wild garlic and basil to the soaking water.
- Boil for about 1 hour.
Adzukis are known for their healing properties, especially for the blood, eyesight and adrenal glands.
These small red beans have the following properties:
For which diseases?
The red mung bean has historically been consumed in cases of :
- Type 2 diabetes.
- High blood pressure.
- Dry skin.
The great advantage of the azuki bean is that it make up for deficiencies.
It is filled with vegetable proteins that partially replace those of meat.
This legume is valuable in a vegetarian or vegan diet.
It is advisable to combine it with chlorella and psyllium.
Deficiencies in balanced vegetarian diets are often related to emotional wounds.
While waiting for the body to self-heal, animal proteins act as compensation.
A diet without animal products is possible in the long term, provided you start to look inward… and include those lovely red beans!
What are the benefits of adzuki beans?
They are nutritional treasures, especially for vegetarians.
Don’t hesitate to eat them regularly.