It seems like green beans don't usually get much attention when it comes to making lists of healthy foods. But they should — green beans are very high in vitamins A and C so they’re good for your vision and may help to slow down formation of wrinkles.
Green beans are also rich in good source of several minerals, including calcium and magnesium so they’re help keep your bones strong too.
Fiber is essential for digestive system health and green beans are an excellent source of fiber — one cup has about four grams. They’re also low in calories so they’re perfect for any woman who’s watching her weight -- one cup of cooked green beans has only 44 calories.
Keep green beans simple and healthy - steam or saute them and serve with a little lemon juice, salt and pepper, or top with simple vinaigrette. Fresh raw green beans can add a tasty crunch to your favorite green salad.