Mung beans have been used throughout Asia in cuisine and for medicinal purposes for thousands of years.Mung beans are also know as Green Gram and Golden Gram. Mung beans are the cousin to the Adzuki Bean.A nourishing and easily digestable legume. This small, green, fighting bean is high in overall nutritionalcontent, low in calories, sodium and fat, and exhibits powerful antioxidant properties that fight disease and protect your body. Mung beans are an effective detoxifier, provide anti-inflammatory benefits, lower cholesterol and contain compounds that inhibit the formation and growth of cancerous tumors. Rich in fibre and low in calories, mung beans make the perfect addition to your weight loss goals as they increase your sense of fullness while curbing cravings for carbs and sweets. Mung beans can be eaten whole or sprouted, in savoury and sweet dishes, and can be added to soups, salads, sandwiches, casseroles and curries.