Why are beans a superfood?
Beans are low in fat and have no saturated fat, trans fat, or cholesterol helping protect your heart from heart disease.
They are also high in:
- Fiber: helps you stay full longer, so you eat less, lowers bad cholesterol, slows how quickly blood sugar rises after a meal, and feeds the good bacteria in your gut.
- Protein: provides 6-8 grams of protein in ½ cup and is a great non-animal protein option.
- Iron: a good source of iron providing almost ⅓ of your recommended iron intake.
- Potassium and magnesium: two minerals that help heart function and control blood pressure.
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