A client asked me the other day, “what is the healthiest food to eat?” What do YOU think the answer is? I said, “Beans.” Beans are one of the most nutritious foods for a few reasons:
- They are a good source of complex carbohydrates. That means they are digested slowly and will give you a nice steady stream of energy.
- They are a good source of protein. Protein is essential for strong muscles, a healthy immune system, and hormone balance. It also keeps you fuller longer.
- They are a good source of fiber. Fiber also keeps you fuller longer and keeps your bowel movements regular.
Beans are inexpensive and versatile. They can be added to salads and soups, main dishes, side dishes, and even desserts!
Please share: what are your favorite ways to eat beans? What would you say is the most nutritious food?