Thursday, March 31, 2011

Healthy Beans Healthy Eating

You don't like your beans? well, you have to learn what they can do to you and then how you can eat them without the pain.

Garbanzo beans

these beans may help you reduce the level of the hormone insulin, lowering the risk of diabetes, this is based by the reports of Australian Scientists,

How to eat? Make your own hummus by blending 12 ounces of garbanzos with a tablespoon of olive oil, lemon juice and peanut butter, Add chopped garlic clove, seasoned with salt pepper and cumin.


Based on an Arizona study they have found that eating 1/2 cup of pintos daily can cut LDL cholesterol by 9 percent.

you can eat this by topping for chicken breasts mix a can of pintos with 1/4 cup each chopped red pepper, green pepper, and red onion add 1/4 cup corn, the juice of lime and 1/2 teaspoon cumin.

Kidney beans

These beans contains antioxidants that may help prevent the hardening of the arteries. That is based on the North Dakota State University Researchers.

You can eat this by doing a spicy sandwich spread, mash one can of kidney beans with two teaspoons of chili powder, the juice of a lime, and a clove of minced garlic.

Black beans

The dark skin of the beans has a great benefit because it contain potent disease-fighting anti-oxidants, according to a Cornell university study.

You can eat this in an Enchilada, Stuffed black beans chopped zucchini, and chredded cheddar cheese into whole grain tortillas. bake at 204 degrees C for 20 min.


Jo said...

Thanks for the tips on different type of cooking beans and their benefits. I actually like garbanzo boiled and eat with honey as a snack :).

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