15. 04. 2019.
Here's why you should eat beans cooked every day
Daily consumption of cooked beans is associated with a lower concentration of so-called bad (LDL) cholesterol in the blood.
Canadian scientists at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto estimate that 1.037 respondents calculated that daily consumption Cooked beans Or other legumes can be associated with a low concentration of 5% LDL cholesterol in the blood.
Study participants maintained this diet for an average of six weeks, writes Portal Felipe.
The journal of the Medical Association of Canada adds that most of the respondents were middle-aged, and the younger ones were more effective in controlling the levels of malignant cholesterol than in men.
"A larger proportion of beans and other legumes in diets causes a decrease in the consumption of foods with higher amounts of fat or a higher glycemic index," the authors write.
In addition, legumes are a good source of fiber, protein and plant origin, vitamins and minerals.