Beans as Filling as Beef – Study

Reading this study, it became clear to me how big a role beans play in my family’s diet. In the morning we have coffee (beans) and soy yoghurt. For snacks there is hummus and edamame. For dinner there is tofu, a soy-based meat substitute, garbanzos, chili beans, black beans, kidney beans, split peas and lentils. My favorite Chinese sauce is Black Bean Sauce! What would I do without them there beans?

So it was no surprise to me that researchers found beans to be as satisfying and filling as beef to most of the study participants. Vegetarians and vegans will like this. Check it out:

http://tinyurl.com/ptewxlg

584739421_bfbe2ef837_b

photo credit: SNC10077.JPG via photopin (license)

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s