What's Mung Bean?
Mung bean is more popular than soy bean throughout Southeast Asia as a major source of proteins as well as other nutrition. It's easier in digestion than soybean too. It's more versatile in cooking because it contains more carbohydrates than soybean and 15x less fat! You can make it into a noodle or cake or even ice cream!
Mung bean sprout is very high in vitamins and phytochemicals which aid in the the body's protection against colon and pancreas cancer. It also helps prevent the onset of osterporsis and cardiovascular diseases.
- 1 cup of dried mung bean (makes 5 5-inch pancakes)
- 1 pancake has less than 200 Kcal, 10g protein, 9g fiber
- Good source of potassium, magnesium, phosphorus and calcium