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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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The legume apparently did not influence the relative intensity of the band at ~1380 [cm.sup.-1] because the fertilisation of faba bean was based on P, and the N fixation was the main source of N compounds in soil (Fig.
The ratio of wheat bran to "noug" cake was based on the fact that faba bean haulms are richer in protein contents than cereal straws [8] and since sheep in the current study fed faba bean straws ad libitum, energy was more deficit than protein.
Caracterizacion de compuestos nutricionales y funcionales en Vicia faba L.
crenata seeds were collected from infested faba bean field in 2006 at Shendi Research Station Farm, Agriculture Research Corporation (ARC) during the winter season.
Major viruses affecting faba bean (Vicia faba L.) in Yemen.
El objetivo del presente estudio fue el evaluar diferentes condiciones de manejo como labranza, aplicacion de composta y densidad de siembra del cultivo de haba Vicia faba L., y su productividad en tierra del municipio de Zaragoza, Puebla.
Before the Ethiopian civil war broke out in the 1970s, pulses - the family to which faba beans belong - were the nation's second biggest export crop.
The faba bean, Vicia faba, is among the oldest domesticated crops and is grown worldwide for food, feed, and forage.
Nutrient and functional properties of composite flours processed from pre-gelatinized barley, sprouted faba bean and carrot flours.
Effects of broad bean (Vicia faba L.) extract consumption on leukocytes increase in mice