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Have a Plant: Fruits & Veggies for Better Health

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Green beans are available fresh, frozen and canned for good nutrition and convenience. If selecting fresh, choose well colored beans that snap easily when bent. 

Varieties to Explore
Chinese Long Bean
French Bean 

Nutrient Content Claims
Fat free, Saturated fat free, Cholesterol free, Sodium free, Low in calories, Good source of fiber 

Health Claims 

Dietary Fat & Cancer: Development of cancer depends on many factors. A diet low in total fat may reduce the risk of some cancers. Green beans are fat free.

Sodium & Hypertension

  • Diet low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure, a disease associated with many factors. Green beans are sodium free. 
  • Diets low in sodium may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. Green beans are sodium free. 
  • Green beans, as part of a low sodium diet, may reduce the risk of high blood pressure. 

Dietary Saturated Fat & Cholesterol & Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: While many factors affect heart disease, diets low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of this disease. Green beans contain no saturated fat or cholesterol.

Fiber-Containing Grain Products, Fruits, and Vegetables and Cancer:  Low fat diets rich in fiber-containing grain products, fruits, and vegetables may reduce the risk of some of cancers, a disease associated with many factors. Green beans are a good source of fiber.

Fruits & Vegetables & Cancer: Low fat diets rich in fruits and vegetables (foods that are low in fat and may contain dietary fiber, vitamin A, or vitamin C) may reduce the risk of some types of cancer, a disease associated with many factors. 

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Refrigerate green beans in plastic bag, use within 1 week.

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Check out our green bean recipes!   

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Presence In Ethnic Cuisines  
South East Asia (Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos) / African / Cuban, Puerto Rican / Southern   

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Enjoying more fruits and vegetables, inclusive of fresh, frozen, canned, dried and 100% juice, is a delicious way 
to enjoy a happy, healthy and active lifestyle. 
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