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Eat More Beans for Good Health

Beans are a great source of carbohydrates and considered a “Powerhouse food.” They have a nutrient profile so strong and versatile that they are considered to be both a vegetable and a protein food. Beans are loaded with fiber and help you feel full longer, and they stabilize blood sugar. Another plus for beans is they cost only pennies per serving.
A variety of beans and legumes are available, and canned varieties make them a healthful fast food. Use low- or no-sodium varieties of canned beans or rinse well before using; however, cooked dried beans are more flavorful and less ...

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