Lupini Beans Health Benefits

Lupini beans are one of the best and powerful food, providing a great amount of health benefits. Some may consider them to be as an awful weight increasing food, however, one would be surprised to know that this fact is wrong and that they are one of the most nutritious and healthy food to gorge on.

Unlike the other kinds of food that one keeps eating, there are various health benefits that Lupini beans have. The main benefit in consuming these beans is that it can help in curbing the given hunger and giving enough amount of energy to burn the excess fat. In addition, it controls the obesity which people often suffers from and provides a great amount of weight reduction rather than gain. Now this is something which people really don’t know about Lupini beans.

When compared to the other kinds of beans with regard to the health benefits, Lupini beans have the immense ability of improving the performance of the blood vessels. Even there are researches done by nutritionist stating the significance Lupini beans have over reducing the hypertension. Basically, it is the presences of the amino acid arginine, which makes Lupini beans more interesting and healthy to consume when compared to the other kinds of natural food.

Furthermore, Lupini beans are quite pre-biotic and can improve the bowel movements. Being one of the popular food of the Latin Americans and the people of the Mediterranean regions, there is no doubt that the Lupini beans are something to relish the hunger as well as be on a main diet.

The following are the nutritious benefits of Lupini beans:


Compared to the other beans, Lupini beans contain high contents of various beneficial nutrients. Such kind of nutrients is what makes it one of the tastiest and healthy food items. It contains a lot of proteins, fiber, and a small amount of oil and starch. And due to the great amount of nutritional profile it has, one can consume it every day.

Bowel Movements

Various factors like IBS, constipation, health complications are linked with improper bowel functioning. Such factors can be remedied by consuming Lupini beans. As these beans are probiotic, they are often known to enhance the bowel health. Such bowel functioning can help in reducing the symptoms of bowel problems and constipation.

Weight Reduction

The presences of carbohydrate and low fat present in lupine beans helps in assisting people in losing their additional package (i.e. weight). Plus the fiber helps the appetite by providing a satisfied feeling of keeping the stomach clean for an entire fay. And it even helps in avoiding the basic need of consuming unhealthy snacks which often lead to increasing the weight.


Besides being a good source of proteins for both the animals as well as humans, the lupine beans provide a good amount of antioxidant too. A good and proper intake of such beans helps in reducing the basic like hood of having various ailments like cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, etc.

In short Lupini beans are great but the only disadvantage is that they take a long time to cook and cooking for long time helps in removing the bitter taste. But one can soak them in water overnight in order to get rid of the taste.


Saravavan Nadarajan (Vanan)

Vanan, fitness expert and leader at EzFit Singapore, specializes in holistic training—home-based, boot camps, and corporate fitness—with over a decade of industry experience.