The white bean (like the kidney bean) is part of the large family of legumes. Originating mainly from South America, it deserves a special place in your diet.
White beans are also:
source of vitamin B9: cell renewal, very interesting for pregnant women for the development of the foetus, and for growing children, as well as for people recovering from illness
source of potassium: nervous system, muscle function, blood pressure
source of magnesium: fatigue reduction, energy, protein synthesis, muscle contraction, nerve transmission, bone and tooth health
source of fibre: regulation of intestinal transit, satiety