Cannellini beans are legumes with healthy properties, low calories and a very high protein content, ideal for muscle support. These beans contain a substance, the glucodrine, able to keep under control the blood sugar. Cannellini beans also help to eliminate the excess of cholesterol and triglycerides. Cannellini beans contain also mineral salts such as potassium and phosphorus, important to prevent mental fatigue. Also the molybdenum is present in this type of beans: this mineral has a powerful purifying and detoxifying action against sulfites and cancerous substances. Cannellini beans also contain phytohaemagglutinin, a toxic protein that is eliminated by cooking beans: the heat destroys indeed the structure of the protein and makes it completely harmless.