One of the Syndian staple products, the adzuki bean and sweet potato burgers, are a nutritional treasure that is just short of calling them a nutrient powerhouse.
Made from basic, minimally processed wholefood ingredients: the adzuki bean and sweet potato burgers contain, Adzuki bean, sweet potato, coriander seeds, parsley, cinnamon and salt.
The adzuki bean:
Adzuki beans are small and grown initially throughout East Asia and the Himalayas. Though they come in various colours, red adzuki beans are the most well-known. They are often used to make sweets and desserts in Japan and many Asian countries, yet they are as delightful and healthy in savoury dishes.
Adzuki Bean is known for its incredible health benefits; it improves digestion, balances sugar levels, hence reducing the risk of diabetes, improves heart, bone and skin health, and is very often used as an aid in weight loss.
Like most beans, adzuki beans are loaded with fibre, protein, complex carbs and beneficial plant compounds, as well as high levels of Folate and Manganese, Phosphorus, potassium and copper.
Adzuki beans also provide good amounts of antioxidants and beneficial plant compounds that protect your body against aging and diseases.
Studies show that adzuki beans may contain up to 29 types of antioxidants, making them one of the most antioxidant-rich foods.
Sweet potato, the root vegetable once used to feed the poor in the early 20th century, is back in fashion, which is good news as it is one of the world's best superfoods and contains a bunch of nutrients you can't go past for health benefits. Not actually related to the white potato, which is from the nightshade family, sweet potatoes are part of the Convolvulaceae family. Sweet and starchy, these vegetables, apart from being full of valuable nutrients, are tasty, versatile, and inexpensive.
Sweet potatoes are a great source of fibre, vitamins, and minerals; they are an excellent source of Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Pantothenic acid
In addition, sweet potatoes — especially the orange and purple varieties — are rich in antioxidants that protect your body from free radicals
The high levels of fibre and antioxidants in the sweet potato promote the growth of good gut bacteria and contribute to a healthy gut.
Sweet potatoes are an excellent source of beta-carotene, which can be converted to vitamin A and help support your immune system and gut health.
Test-tube research suggests that the anthocyanins and other antioxidants found in sweet potatoes may protect against certain cancers. In addition, sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene and anthocyanins, antioxidants that may help prevent vision loss and improve eye health.
Studies have also suggested that sweet potatoes may improve brain health by reducing inflammation and preventing mental decline.
People around the world have been using coriander for thousands of years. The plant's leaves are used in countless recipes. When the plant flowers, it produces light brown seeds that are harvested and used as a spice.
People use the seeds whole, but they can also be ground. The Old Testament mentions coriander, making it one of the oldest recorded spices. Modern science is just beginning to explore the medicinal properties of this ancient spice.
There are many surprising benefits for the coriander; it helps lower blood sugar and cholesterol, helps regulate Gastrointestinal Disorders and acts as an Antimicrobial. In addition, various studies suggest coriander helps reduce seizures and the risk of cancer and is a reliable source to treat anxiety, but more research is required.
Syndian Produces various products with Adzuki bean and sweet potato: the most known are Adzuki Bean and sweet potato burgers and Asian Bean patties. As well adzuki Bean is used in the 2 Bean and Vegetable burger.