Health Benefits

Study after study continue to emphasize the important role of beans in a healthy diet. Here are just a few of the many health benefits beans might address.

The fiber and protein content in beans can help improve satiety—or a feeling of fullness.

Digestive Health
The high fiber found in beans can help maintain a healthy digestive system [1].

Heart Health
People who eat legumes, such as beans, four or more times each week could have a 22 percent lower risk of developing heart disease compared with those who eat legumes less than once each week [2].


1.  Morley, J.E., Constipation and irritable bowel syndrome in the elderly. Clin Geriatr Med, 2007
2. Bazzano, L.A., et al., Non-soy legume consumptions lowers cholesterol levels: A meta analysis of randomized controlled trials. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis, 2009
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