Beans are rich in potassium, magnesium and other vital nutrients. This potassium and magnesium help in regulating blood pressure, which in turn reduces the chances of heart stroke. Beans contain the beautiful blend of complex carbohydrates, proteins along with a low glycemic index. Additionally, beans are an excellent source of protein; they become easy source of proteins for vegetarians, who do not get proteins through sources like eggs and fish.
We have to make sure that we eat complete protein meals. Typically Indian cuisine is rich with lot of beans in the form of variety of dals. Green gram, kidney beans, lentils, green peas, black eyed peas, chick peas, sprouts etc. should regularly be included in food in variety of forms. It can be gravy or dal or salad. Understand and value the beans, as they are a wholesome super-food for your body.
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