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Black Beans Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Black Beans Benefits.

Over 100 Super Foods for a Super You

Faster than a speeding bullet… More powerful than a locomotive… Nutrient-packed with health enhancing properties… Here come the SUPER FOODS! These foods benefit your body in so many ways. They power your brain, and...  Read more

Beans: The Super Food that Keeps You Full

The humble bean is quite the super food: packed with calcium, iron, potassium, B vitamins, plus about a quarter of the protein and half the fiber recommended daily for adults—all in a single serving. According to the U.S. Department of Agricult...  Read more

A Healthy Dinner Party Menu

It’s Saturday night and the monthly dinner party is at your house. You want a meal that meets everyone's expectations for taste, while still being healthy. Here’s a sample party menu that definitely fits the bill, from salad to desser...  Read more

11 Dairy-Free Calcium Sources

When I was a wee tot, I frequently had stomach pains that were once bad enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. Everything looked fine according to the doctor, but my pains continued. Finally, an allergist diagnosed me with a milk allergy, an...  Read more

The Secrets of Eating Right and Living Longer

Yes, it's possible to eat certain foods and boost your longevity. Often labeled "super foods," these foods have the ability to not only strengthen the immune system, but to also fight disease, and lower body fat and cholesterol. ...  Read more

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Updated 11/25/2015 7:58:17 AM

Yay, I have to go shopping!!! My little black dress is now a little too big black dress, I am do happy, this really works! :D...  Read more

Oh brandy beans! Why must you be so good?! Now I h
Updated 11/23/2015 9:43:35 PM

Oh brandy beans! Why must you be so good?! Now I have to do double my exercise routine!...  Read more

Ham, Green bean casserole, broccoli and cheese, ma

Ham, Green bean casserole, broccoli and cheese, mashed potatoes and gravy, pumpkin silk pie....  Read more

A week of Black Fridays!
Updated 11/25/2015 1:52:08 PM

Well, in UK we don't celebrate Thanksgiving, but the last few years the shops have suddenly decided to promote Black Friday. Last year the great British public started riots and punch-ups in some of the stores in their efforts to get their hands on B...  Read more

Do beans/legumes count as a serving of vegetables
Updated 11/23/2015 12:57:12 PM

I'm working on adding my 3-5 a day in regularly. If I have a bean salad instead of a green salad, would that count as a serving of vegetables? It seems people always talk about beans and legumes as something separate....  Read more

Midnight Shade Foods For Helath

Midnight shades of foods such as black beans, black olives, black pepper, black tea,black wild rice, blackberries, black popcorn (pops white) dark chocolate and expresso have many health benefits. With antioxidants and potential anti-inflammatory age...  Read more


Beans are nutritious and digested slowly so it will cause only a gentle rise in blood sugar. Diabetics who eat lots of beans require less insulin to control blood sugar. Lots of beans...Black Beans, Black-eyed peas, Cannellini, Garbanzo, Fava, Great...  Read more

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A group for Pittsburgh Steelers Fans.... The Black & Gold Nation!!!...  Read more

Meat-Free Fridays: Black Beans--the Best Beans!

Each Friday during Lent, the dailySpark is featuring a different meat-free main dish. Whether you observe Lent or not, we can all benefit from learning about alternate, affordable proteins. My boyfriend could live on black beans and rice. He actually...  Read more

10 No-Recipe Meals for Nights You Don't Feel Like Cooking

Most nights I look forward to cooking dinner. I listen to music on my iPod, perhaps enjoy a small glass of wine, and relax as I chop, sauté and braise. Other nights, when I come home starving, teach a late yoga class, or go for a long run...  Read more