Beans are a legume plant with many useful properties and a richest history, which totals seven thousand years. In our countries, she came from South America. Beans were very popular in ancient Egypt and China. In those days, the use of beans was quite extensive. In addition to being eaten, in ancient Rome it was used to make whitewash and powder. It is believed that Cleopatra herself used a face mask, which was prepared from beans. Beans are very rich in vitamin C (much more than in peaches, plums or apricots), as well as the following vitamins: PP, B1, B2, B3, B6, E. One quarter of all the substances that make up the bean are protein. According to the protein content, it is giving the way only to meat. 100 grams of bean seeds contain 298 kcal. 100 grams of bean pods contain 31 calories. Beans belong to dietary and medicinal products due to the mass of nutrients that make up its composition. It is the prevention and treatment of many different diseases and ailments.