How many types of green beans are there?

There are 130 varieties of green bean are known over the world. All the varieties are famous for the green in colour, selected for the Soft, tender and flavor of their hull, are the ones usually grown in the home vegetable garden, and many varieties exist. Many varieties are Pod color can be green, purple, red, or streaked.

Many people are called  runner beans,french beans, common beans, bobby beans, string beans, Thai beans, wax beans and haricots verts are all names for different types of green bean. There are mainly two type of Beans are present Bush type and pole type.

Bush (dwarf) types

  • Blue Lake 274
  • Contender
  • Derby (1990 AAS winner)
  • Improved Tendergreen
  • Provider
  • Stringless Green Pod (heirloom)

Pole (climbing) types

  • Algarve
  • Blue Lake
  • Golden Gate (yellow/wax)
  • Kentucky Blue (AAS Winner)
  • Kentucky Wonder
  • Scarlet Runner (Phaseolus coccineus)


Scientifically proven that eating all fruits and green vegetables can help reduce the risk of many unwanted health disease.

Doctor and dietician are alway suggest that including more plant foods, such as green beans, in the diet decreases the risk of Blood pressure,obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and overall mortality.

Eating of fruit and vegetables also promotes a healthy skin, face problem increased energy, and overall lower weight.

According to the National consumer complain Database, one standard cup of canned snap beans (about 100 grams) contains:

Energy 31 kcal

Water 90.31 gm

Carbohydrate 6.97 gm

Fiber 2.70 gm

Starch 0.88 gm

Sugar 3.26 gm

Fat 0.22 gm

Protein 1.83 gm

Most Important Vitamin C 12.20 mg

Vitamin E 0.41 mg

43.00 micro gram of Vitamin K

Along with there are other various type of vitamin like Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5 and B6 are present in this vegetable.

There are various type of sugar content are presents in this vegetable like Fructose, glucose, sucrose and Sugar alcohol are presents.

This vegetable are well source of mineral like Folate, thiamin, riboflavin, iron, magnesium and potassium.

What is the health benefit of green beans?

There are various health benefits of green beans because it well balanced source of vitamin and mineral.

Help to protect from Cancer

Know a days people are love to eat grilled meats like grilled chicken. But this food are very harmful for health because at the time of grilling meat heterocyclic amine are produce which is carcinogenic effect. To avoid this effects you must eat green vegetable like green bean. 

This vegetable is rich in Manganese which is helps to protect free radicle. This helps you to keep you fit and healthy.

Green beans is good source of chlorophyll due to green color.

It is also contain well amount of Vitamin C which is helps to neutralize free radicle. Antioxidant always required for the avoiding tissue damage and aging process. 

Helps to healing wound 

This vegetable contain well amount of Vitamin K, Which is help to improve the process of blood clotting and Improve the healing process of wound.

Doctor suggest to eat green bean who are suffer disease like hemophilia, Von willebrand, clotting factor deficiencies, liver disease, platelet dysfunction etc.

Helps to preventing infection

Day today life our body affected various types of infection by bacteria,virus and fungus.This vegetable containing various type of vitamins like Niacin and Thiamine are help to prevent many infections in the body affected by extronius microorganism.

Helps to maintain the blood pressure 

Blood pressure is common disease due to people life style. There are many medicine are available in the market to controlling the blood pressure. But there are some side effects.

Green vegetable like green bean are containing potassium which is helps to maintaing the repolarise and depolarise the cell that way blood flow is normal in our body. We all know that there are no side effects from the green vegetable.

Benefits for pregnant Women

According to various study, Scientist are conclude that vegetable like spinach, beans, butter squash etc eating is very important at the time of pregnancy. 


In this time body required some extra amount of Vitamin and mineral. Green beans are contain folate, vitamin C.

Folate helps preparing the new DNA molecule and Folic acid helps to protect foetus to any defect of neuronal tube.

Good for digestive system

Digestive system is important part of our body to digest the food and give energy. Fiber containing food are good for digestive system. Fiber content present in the green bean are prevent the constipation, haemorrhoids. It also helps to maintain cholesterol and sugar level in the body.

Helps to weight loss

Now a days all the people are want to lose the excessive weight. But due to life style there are not get enough time for exercise or workout. So in that situation only way to reduce the weight is controlling food or taking well amount of vegetable in lunch and dinner.

Green bean is good source of fiber which is gives you energy for longer time. Due to low calories present in this food helps to reduce the weight. 

Many people are to know What foods help burn belly fat?”. Answer is green bean is one of the food which is helps to burn the belly fat.

How do you eat green beans?

If don’t know how to eat green bean then stay with us. We share some idea to eat this vegetable. This vegetable are not eating directly as raw but this food recipes are very testy and delicious to eat.

Use in Salads

Who are lunch lightly for weight loss they are always prefered salads. pices of green bean are stream and mixed with ingredients like Walnuts, tomatoes, onions, garlic, potatoes and vinaigrette-style dressings.

Use in Soup

Soup are favorite and very common dish of children and as well as young people. You must try to add green beans to vegetable soups to make soup more gives your soup more nutrients and make healthy. Below we describe process for preparing Soup.

  1. Take about 450 grams raw vegetables of your choice including some green beans. Chop the vegetables, or cut them into small cubes.
  2. Fry the chopped vegetables in less amount of olive oil for a few minutes, and cover with 3 cups of stock.
  3. Slim the gas for about 10 to 25 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.
  4. Keep it aside, and blend with a hand blender until smooth, then season with freshly ground black pepper and salt.
  5. Serve with chopped fresh herbs.

Green Bean Sandwich

Many people are like sandwich in breakfast it gives energy due to presents of ingredients like cheese, vegetable, avocado, basil, apples, bell peppers, onions, parsley, tomatoes, creme fraiche, butter and pesto.

Green bean Fry

India and other country people are like to eat fry of green bean vegetable. When you serve with bread and rice. How to prepare the green bean fry?

Green Bean Recipes
Green bean Recipes

Chop the vegetable medium size and heat the pan, add some oil when oil is heat add mustard, cut pice of onion and green chili. Fry until onion is red. Then add the green bean with them add some salt and turmeric powder mixed it properly. Cover the pan with lid. Keep it in low fleam. After 10-15 minutes check your dish is ready.

Reference: Wikipedia