Cluster beans, are a flatter variety of French beans. Commonly used in vegetable and lentil (dal) preparations, they are slightly bitter to taste but a great source of fiber, protein and other nutrients.
Cluster beans lower your LDL, or bad cholesterol levels thereby improving your heart health and lowering the risk of a heart attack. They also contain fiber, folic acid and potassium, which prevent heart complications. The iron in these beans increases your body’s hemoglobin production and allows your blood to carry more oxygen around the body. In addition to this, cluster beans have a low glycemic index so they can safely be eaten by diabetics.