French Beans are tender, slender beans with green, rounded pods, 4 to 6 inches long. The pods are eaten whole, including undeveloped seeds, when they are still young, juicy and tender. They have a delicate texture and sweet flavor. The part eaten are the pods and the seeds.
French beans are a fat-free food that contains vitamins A and C, Calcium, Iron, and Protein. It is a good source of vitamin C, carotene and a variety of minerals. It helps prevent anemia and diabetes and keep a healthy digestive system.