Celebrate Eat Beans Day on July 3rd and enjoy the healthy benefits of eating more beans. Beans are packed with fiber, protein, antioxidants and more-making them one of the healthiest foods on the planet.
This day is all about appreciating the many benefits of beans. Beans are an excellent source of fiber, both soluble and insoluble. Soluble fiber can help lower cholesterol and insoluble fiber helps promote regularity. Beans are also a good source of protein, folate, iron and antioxidants.
Eating beans regularly has been linked with a reduced risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and type 2 diabetes. Beans can also help you lose weight or maintain a healthy weight, as they are low in calories and fat but high in fiber and protein.
So on Eat Beans Day, enjoy a delicious bean dish and reap the many health benefits of this nutritious food!