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Beans

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Beans are a vegetable and known as excellent protein sources with fiber, little sodium, little fat and good carbs. Beans lower cholesterol, help bones and joints, are good for blood sugar levels and the heart.

Everyone is well aware of beans digestive cleansing characteristics. People are less aware studies have shown Type 1 Diabetes patients are able to lower their medication dosages with bean regimens and results as good as popular drugs sometimes.

Beans are an excellent source of fiber. Beans are known for B vitamins, including the B vitamins that help immune system.

Beans in general are a rich source of the anti-aging antioxidant Co-Q10 also helpful for the cardio vascular system.

Nutritional Values of some bean varieties:

Preparation Serving Size Carbs Fiber (g) Fat (g) Energy (kj)
Adzuki Beans 100g 25 18.5 0 535
Baked Beans 100g 11 5 0.5 285
Black Beans – cooked, salted 100g 23.5 8.5 0.5 550
Black-Eyed Beans – cooked 100g 21 6.5 0.5 485
Black Gram Beans – cooked 100g 13.5 6 0.5 380
Black Kidney Beans – cooked 100g 24.5 5.5 0.5 545
Borlotti Beans – canned, drained 100g 25 6.5 0.5 470
Borlotti Beans – cooked 100g 28.5 11.5 0.5 612
Broad Beans – fresh, cooked 100g 2 4 0.5 175
Butter Beans (cannellini) – fresh, cooked 100g 2 3 0 80
Green Beans – fresh 100g 2.5 2.5 0 85
Green Beans – fresh, cooked 100g 3 3 0 85
Green Beans – frozen, cooked 100g 3 3 0 80
Haricot Beans – cooked 100g 12.5 9 0.5 375
Red Kidney Beans – canned, drained, cooked 100g 13 6.5 0.5 360
Red Kidney Beans – dried 100g 9 7 0.5 310
Lima Beans – canned, drained 100g 15 5 0.5 330
Lima Beans – dried, cooked 100g 10 5.5 0.5 295
Mexe Beans 100g 14.5 5.5 0.5 350
Mung Beans – cooked 100g 19 7.5 0.5 440
Pinto Beans – cooked 100g 25.5 8.5 0.5 575
Purple Beans – cooked 100g 2.5 4.5 0.5 120
Runner Beans – cooked 100g 0 2.5 0 85
Refried Beans 100g 13.5 4.5 1 340
Snake Beans 100g 2 4 0 95
Soya Beans – canned, drained 100g 2 5 5.5 385
Soya Beans – dried, cooked 100g 1.5 7 7.5 540
3 Bean Mix – canned, drained 100g 14 6 0.5 360

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