Beans are healthy
Category: Health & Fitness

Beans, legumes and dried peas — collectively known as pulses — are a key part of my daily meal planning and preparation. I have them at least once a day, often twice.

Why do I like beans and lentils and the rest of the pulses so much? Because they’re winners on so many levels: budget-friendly, family-friendly, delicious, convenient, versatile — and, of course, nutritious.

Legumes are packed with protein and fiber — which keeps your hunger at bay for longer. In addition, they contain important nutrients such as iron, zinc, folate, calcium, and potassium.

To read the full article by Monica Metz click here.