13. Nutraceutical and Health Properties of Common Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris)

  1. Liangli (Lucy) Yu2,
  2. Rong Tsao3 and
  3. Fereidoon Shahidi4
  1. Hoda Kadouh and
  2. Kequan (kevin) Zhou

Published Online: 8 FEB 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118229415.ch13

Cereals and Pulses: Nutraceutical Properties and Health Benefits

Cereals and Pulses: Nutraceutical Properties and Health Benefits

How to Cite

Kadouh, H. and Zhou, K. (2012) Nutraceutical and Health Properties of Common Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris), in Cereals and Pulses: Nutraceutical Properties and Health Benefits (eds L. (. Yu, R. Tsao and F. Shahidi), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118229415.ch13

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Nutrition and Food Science, University of Maryland, MD, USA

  2. 3

    Guelph Food Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Guelph, Ontario, Canada

  3. 4

    Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada

Author Information

  1. Department of Nutrition and Food Science, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 FEB 2012
  2. Published Print: 2 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Functional Food Science and Technology Series

Book Series Editors:

  1. Fereidoon Shahidi PhD

Series Editor Information

  1. Department of Biochemistry, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813818399

Online ISBN: 9781118229415

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Keywords:

  • common bean, nutraceutical;
  • Phaseolus vulgaris L.;
  • natural antioxidants, phenolic;
  • bioactive ingredients, and health;
  • dietary fibers, common bean;
  • hypoglycemic effect;
  • anti-diabetic role;
  • weight-reduction;
  • protective against CVD;
  • functional food, health and well-being

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Health beneficial effects of Phaseolus vulgaris

  • Possible adverse effects

  • Conclusion

  • References