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Kidney Beans Benefits Resources

Below are top resources on SparkPeople for Kidney Beans Benefits.

10 Surprisingly Healthy Packaged Foods

You've probably heard this advice before: For a healthy grocery trip, shop the perimeter of the store. Avoiding the middle aisles is a good tactic to help you make great choices and pick the most nutritious foods, but if you stick to this advice...  Read more

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

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

Eating to Prevent Osteoporosis

Good eating habits are directly related to the prevention of osteoporosis in both men and women. It is often thought that only women suffer from this disease, but this is not true. While women are more prone to develop osteoporosis, men also suffer f...  Read more

The Top 20 Antioxidant-Packed Foods

If you’ve ever made a fruit salad, you probably know that squeezing lemon juice onto the apples, pears, and bananas will keep the fruit from turning brown.  This brown color happens because of a process called oxidation—a reaction be...  Read more

Share your BEANS recipe
Updated 7/22/2014 10:08:56 AM

I plan to incorporate more beans in my diet. Aside from my husbands amazing Frijoles de Olla, I don't know what else or how else to make them. Soooo.... how's about giving up those healthy beans recipes? 4...  Read more

Benefits of Drinking water
Updated 6/10/2014 2:36:50 PM

I was diagnosed with diabetes at age 5. Because of the diabetes, I CRAVED water. That sounds funny to crave water, but unless you know what having a really high blood sugar is, you really won't understand. However, even when my blood sugars were...  Read more

Beans
Updated 5/22/2014 1:43:04 PM

Beans are another very healthy food that sometimes gets neglected. They have a bad reputation because of the after-effects. LOL I started adding them to my diet around the same time as I added the kale. You have to start very slow with them or yo...  Read more

Issue with cooking dry beans.
Updated 3/31/2014 3:37:34 PM

I have plenty of recipes for beans but every time I cook dry beans they cook uneven. I have tried 4 times with 2 different bags of beans, soaking for different lengths of times, cooking at different temperatures, I soak and cook in plain water. I a...  Read more

Bean Recipes
Updated 3/31/2014 1:23:16 PM

I am looking for good and simple dry bean recipes. Suggestions? I don't know why something so simple to our ancestors is so difficult for me to cook well. I like sweet and savory bean dishes....  Read more

Kideny Beans lower cholesterol and heart attack risk & help diabetics

Kidney beans are also low in fat, and they lower cholesterol. Kidney Beans are a good source of protein and fiber, will stabilize blood sugar, lower heart attack risk, has manganese in them and provides energy....  Read more

extra fiber

enjoy pinto or kidney beans on a salad or a hearty split pea or lentil soup for extra protein and fiber...  Read more

Living Healthy with Insulin Resistance/Low GI Diet

For anyone struggling with weight issues due to insulin resistance, diabetes, PCOS, and hypoglycemia. Diet Health Benefits also help reduce HBP, Cholesterol, Triglycerides, & Liver Enzymes. ...  Read more

Be Flexible during World Vegetarian Month

October is Vegetarian Awareness Month. Have you ever thought about giving up meat? If you're not interested in going vegetarian, have you ever considered flexitarianism? While about 3 percent of American adults are vegetarian, about 10 percent are mo...  Read more

High Potassium Foods for a Healthy Balance

Perhaps you have heard eating a banana or drinking a glass of orange juice or milk can help relieve the pain of leg cramps. Maybe you have read that a diet high in potassium can help reduce blood pressure or the risk of a kidney stone incident. ...  Read more