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Diets Including Beans May Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease and Certain Cancers

Diets Including Beans May Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease and Certain Cancers What food is high in protein, virtually fat free and has more fiber than many whole grain foods? It’s beans! And now a new U.S. dietary guidance message says that diets including beans may reduce your risk of heart disease and certain […]

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Recipe of the month | BEAN CHILI WITH MEAT

Recipe of the month | BEANS CHILI WITH MEAT BEAN CHILI WITH MEAT Recipe of the month | BEAN CHILI WITH MEAT Ingredients for 4 persons: 250g dark red kidney beans, soaked overnight 250g rice 250g minced meat 300g tomato chopped tomatoes 250g grated cheddar cheese 1 green pepper 5 onions 4 large garlic cloves […]

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Health Benefits of Beans

Health Benefits of Beans Proteins in Beans Compared to grains, beans supply 2 to 4 times as much proteins. Beans, a Rich Source of Fibre Beans contain a lot of fibre or fiber, this is the reason they have so many health benefits. Beans have between 5 and 8.6 grams of fiber per 100 grams […]

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Recipe of the Month | Quick Bean Burritos

Recipe of the Month | Quick Bean Burritos Quick Bean Burritos have a perfect balance of flavor, nutritional value and cheap and easy to make, add any vegetable, grain, or beans in the frig. Directions, makes 4 servings 1 can of low-fat vegetarian refried beans 4 whole-wheat tortillas 2 green onions, chopped 1 cup shredded […]

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Healthy Bean Recipe of the Month | Garden Bean Salad

Healthy Bean Recipe of the Month | Garden Bean Salad Garden Bean Salad … Preparation Time: 15 min. Serves: 10-15 Ingredients 1. 2 (16 ounce) cans kidney beans, rinsed and drained 2. 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained 3. 2 medium carrots, grated 4. 1 small zucchini, diced 5. 5 radishes, sliced […]

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Gas

Bean Gas Don’t allow fear of gas to keep from enjoying beans versatility and nutritional advantages. Some cooking techniques and Beano, an over-the-counter product, may also help. The unwanted vapor comes from sugars and starches not completely digested by enzymes in the small intestine. Once these carbohydrates travel into the large intestine, normal, harmless bacteria […]

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BEANS IN AYURVEDIC MEDICINE

BEANS IN AYURVEDIC MEDICINE Ayurveda, popularly thought of as Traditional Indian Medicine, is composed of two Sanscrit words AYUR “life” and VEDA “knowledge” – – its meaning is therefore Science of Life. This 5000-year-old system of healing from India recommends a vegetarian diet. The Ayurvedic diet is one that not only nourishes the body, but […]

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