What Are Fava Beans?
Fava beans, also known as broad beans, are a type of legume. They are among the oldest cultivated plants, dating back thousands of years in the Middle East and Southwest Asia. Today, they are a popular feature in global cuisine and provide a great option for plant-based diets.
Fava Bean Benefits
These small beans pack a punch when it comes to nutrition. Fava beans are rich in protein, which helps with satiety, weight maintenance, and supporting muscle strength. They are an excellent fiber source, which supports the digestive system while clocking in lower carbohydrates than other beans.
Fava beans also provide important vitamins and minerals, including folate, manganese, iron, zinc, and magnesium, supporting various functions in the body, including cellular energy, heart health, a healthy mood, and more.
Even more, these hardy plants that are known to be a much more sustainable solution than other crops. In addition, with a light flavor and no real aftertaste, they are easy to add to other foods and make an excellent addition to plant-based protein products.
Speaking of which, fava beans are one of the primary ingredients in Kyäni Origin™.
The Origin of Nutrition
Kyäni Origin is a macronutrient-balanced, nutrient-rich shake. Not only is Kyäni Origin expertly formulated with fava beans, its power-packed, plant-based protein blend also features pea, organic pumpkin seed, and organic sunflower seed proteins. This creamy, flavorful blend comes in chocolate or vanilla and provides a convenient, on-the-go option to support any lifestyle.