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WHFoods: Black beans

WHFoods: Black beans | Longevity science | Scoop.it

Lowered colon cancer risk that is associated with black bean intake in some research studies may be related to the outstanding IF content of this legume.

 

 

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Black beans have a higher polyphenol content than other beans. Colors in foods often indicate nutrient levels in this way.

 

Soaking beans helps reduce the tannin levels, as well as the compounds that make digestion difficult or gassy in many individuals.

 

World's Healthiest Foods can help you make well-informed decisions about nutrition. The site is an excellent source of food data and recipes.

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Beans show promise in diabetes

Beans show promise in diabetes | Longevity science | Scoop.it

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Downing a cup of beans or lentils every day may help people with type 2 diabetes control their blood sugar and possibly reduce their risk of heart attacks and stroke, according to a small study.

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