Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home-cooked? And, if we do use canned, should we drain them or not?
Dr. Greger: My family always just keeps an open can of beans in the fridge so we can spoon extra nutrition onto any meal.
Concerns about gas? See my associated blog post: Beans & Gas: Clearing the Air.
And beans are such a bargain! More tips in:
- Eating Healthy on a Budget
- Eating Healthy on the Cheap
- Biggest Nutrition Bang for Your Buck
- Superfood Bargains
If the 96% statistic wasn’t depressing enough, be sure to check out Nation’s Diet in Crisis.
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