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.
The high fiber found in beans can help maintain a healthy digestive system .
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 .
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||Bazzano, L.A., et al., Non-soy legume consumptions lowers cholesterol levels: A meta analysis of randomized controlled trials. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis, 2009|