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broad bean

A legume member of the pea family with very large pods and beans. A very hardy plant that's easy to grow. Beans and leaves are edible. There have been times in history where all crops failed except beans, which kept the population from starvation. They have so much protein, they are called the meat of the poor. Highly nutritious and full of many essential nutrients required by the body. One of the main foods around the world for 5000 years, especially the mediterranean Greeks and Romans. Fava beans have the highest amount of L-dopa of any plant. L-dopa, a brain neurotransmitter, helps control hypertension and Parkinsons disease and stimulates the pituitary gland to produce Human Growth Hormone (HGH) -the most powerful anti aging substance known that keeps everything working smoothly in your body like when you were a teenager. HGH Improves athletic performance, strength, muscle mass. Fava beans help women with hormone issues, PMS, menopause. Since the pituitary gland controls the entire endocrine system, it also affects thyroid, sex hormones, adrenals (energy), immune system. Contains vitamin B17, known as the cancer-beating vitamin. Protects against malaria. Very high in fiber and oliosaccharides. Favas have potassium which helps maintain blood pressure and regulate the heart. Lots of vitamin A for healthy skin, good vision and bone development. Helps lower LDL- bad cholesterol. A small handful has TEN GRAMS of protein. Low fat content helps bodybuilders stay lean while gaining muscle. Want natural growth hormones? Eat Fava beans! Start easy to test one or two because a few unhealthy people might have a bad allergic reaction known as favism. I have a raw food fava bean recipe in my book Heal Yourself 101 that I eat all the time.
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Comparisons of the contributions by individual grain crops in different experiments suggested that the largest net inputs of total residue N were often achieved by faba bean and lupin (Table 2).
A new, disease-resistant variety of faba bean has been released by Ethiopian and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA) scientists, that is helping Yeshewalul and his fellow farmers see good bean harvests once more.
Shoring up the trait could allow growers to use faba bean as a winter cover crop.
The evaluated dietary protein sources were: SBM (48% crude protein [CP]) and micronized-dehulled faba bean (Vicia faba var.
But the treatment with faba beans showed positive effect on these parameters as decrease in T3 , T4 and leptin was observed in groups treated with faba beans as compared to control +ve and the decrease in group treated with 20% germinated seeds showed maximum reduction in these parameters.
The excellent work of Muratova [16] has helped to classify faba bean subspecies and types.
Among the annual food legumes, chickpea (Cicer arietinum), lentil (Lens culinaris), faba bean or broad bean (Vicia faba), field peas (Pisum sativum) and pigeon pea (Cajanus cajan) are grown in winter and mung bean (Vigna aureus) in summer for grains whereas dual purpose multicut-cowpea (Vigna unguiculata subsp.
Effect of foliar nutrition with potassium sources on growth, yeild and quality of Faba beans (Vicia faba).
It is characterized by the presence of a picture of acute hemolysis after ingesting faba beans; however, not all individuals with G6PD deficiency present hemolysis when ingesting faba beans (48).
is the most commonly sown rotation crop in cotton-based farming systems, although various leguminous crops such as faba bean (Vicia faba L.