Beans are a staple in many diets around the world, and for good reason. This humble legume is packed with numerous health benefits that make it a must-have in any healthy diet and this is why it is very much part of Meal in a Jar menu. Here are just a few of the many reasons why you should be eating more beans and why we use them:
Beans are a great source of plant-based protein, making them a valuable source of nutrition for vegetarians and vegans. One cup of beans provides around 15 grams of protein.
Beans are also high in fiber, which is essential for digestive health and can help you feel full, reducing the risk of overeating.
Beans contain antioxidants that can help protect against cellular damage, reducing the risk of chronic diseases such as cancer.
Beans are rich in compounds that can help lower cholesterol levels, reducing the risk of heart disease.
Blood sugar control
Beans are a low glycemic food, which means they are slowly digested and absorbed, helping to regulate blood sugar levels.
Beans are a good source of calcium, which is essential for strong bones, as well as magnesium, which is also important for bone health.
There are many different types of beans to choose from, including black beans, kidney beans, navy beans, and chickpeas. We use a variety in Meal in a Jar to up your meals and for you to enjoy a variety of flavours and textures. Beans can be enjoyed in a variety of dishes, from salads to soups to stews.
In conclusion, beans are a nutritious and versatile food that should be a part of any healthy diet. Whether you are looking to boost your protein intake, improve your digestive health, or reduce your risk of chronic diseases, eating more beans can help you achieve your goals.
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