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[Plant-based Nutrition] Canned Beans or Cooked Beans?

 

Canned beans are convenient, but are they as nutritious as home-cooked? And, if we do use canned, should we drain them or not?


DOCTOR'S NOTE

Dr. Greger: My family always just keeps an open can of beans in the fridge so we can spoon extra nutrition onto any meal.

Why should we go out of our way to include beans in our daily diet? Increased Lifespan from Beans and BRCA Breast Cancer Genes & Soy, as well as Beans & the Second Meal Effect.

Concerns about gas? See my associated blog post: Beans & Gas: Clearing the Air.

And beans are such a bargain! More tips in:

If the 96% statistic wasn’t depressing enough, be sure to check out Nation’s Diet in Crisis.

For further context, check out my associated blog posts: Top 10 Most Popular Videos of 2013 and Are Canned Beans as Healthy as Home-Cooked?

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