Green beans, string beans, or snap beans are a rich source of vitamins A, C, K, folate, and fiber.
Recipe: Green Bean and Toasted Garlic
They have nutritional benefits similar to snap peas and okra. There are more than 130 varieties of green beans. Fresh green beans are a better choice than canned, which contain large amounts of sodium. Before eating the canned variety, you should rinse them thoroughly.