Health Tip: Eat Enough Legumes
(HealthDay News) -- Beans, peas and lentils are examples of legumes -- nourishing foods that pack a lot of energy.
The University of Michigan Health System says the benefits of legumes include:
They're low-fat foods and are an excellent source of antioxidants.
They're protein-rich and a good source of fiber.
They contain essential nutrients, such as folate, calcium, zinc, iron and selenium.
They have a low glycemic index.
They're affordable and don't require a lot of effort to prepare.
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