Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?
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DESCRIPTION: Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home cooked? And if we do used canned, should we drain them or not?
My family always just keeps an open can of beans in the fridge so we can spoon extra nutrition onto any meal. Why should we go out of our way to include beans in our daily diet? See the last two videos Increased Lifespan From Beans ( ) and BRCA Breast Cancer Genes and Soy ( ), as well as videos like Beans and the Second Meal Effect ( ). Concerns about gas? See my blog Beans and Gas: Clearing the air ( ).
And beans are such a bargain! More tips in:
• Eating Healthy on a Budget ( )
• Eating Healthy on the Cheap ( )
• Biggest Nutrition Bang for Your Buck ( )
• Superfood Bargains ( )
If the 96% statistic wasn't depressing enough, feel free to check out my video Nation's Diet in Crisis ( ).
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