Whether you’re trying to lose weight or maintain your current weight or lose that water retention, try adding red beans as part of your diet.
Adding red beans to your diet can help you eat less and feel full longer. With a natural sweet flavour, it might also help deter the natural instinct to reach for a sweet afternoon snack, often loaded with added sugar!
Nutrients in red beans
The red bean is packed with a list of awesome nutrients which includes protein, fiber, folate, manganese, phosphorus, potassium, copper, magnesium, zinc, iron, thiamine, vitamin B6, riboflavin, niacin, calcium and many more.
Potassium is an important component that aids regulate fluid and the body from retaining too much water.
The high fiber content in red beans can also improve your bowel movement. And according to Asian culinary traditions, the red beans has warming properties which may boost your metabolism.
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