|English Name:||Turmas/White Lupin|
|Scientific Name:||Lupinus albus|
|Arabic Name:||الترمس الأبيض|
|Hindi Name:||सफेद ल्यूपिन|
What is lupine?
Lupine is a yellow bean part of the legume family. Rich in fibers and proteins, it is a superfood appreciated throughout the world, from North Africa to Southern America.
Overall, white lupin is quite the nutritious bean, boasting a generous nutritional profile. Regular consumption is believed to have great health benefits, especially in the case of celiac and cardiovascular disease sufferers.
Health benefits of Lupine Beans:
- High-quality protein.
- Lowers cholesterol levels.
- Beneficial effect on blood vessel health.
- Improves intestinal motility.
- Easily digestible dietary fibers.
- Relieves constipation.
- Boost immunity.
- Promotes bone health.
- Offers muscle and nerve support.
- Supports carbohydrate synthesis.
When taken by mouth: Lupine is LIKELY SAFE when used in food amounts. Processed foods containing lupine, including flour, bread, pasta, and breakfast foods, must contain less than 0.02% of toxic chemicals called quinolizidine alkaloids. When used in larger amounts as a medicine, lupin is POSSIBLY SAFE as long as the toxic alkaloid content is less than 0.02%. The most common adverse effects are gas, bloating, and stomach pain.