Most under-appreciated 'Super Foods'
MILWAUKEE, WI – Do you know what’s in your fridge? Believe it or not, there are many ordinary foods in there that have extraordinary nutritional value. Whether it’s a vegetable or seed, these foods can add flavor and health benefits to any meal or snack. TOPS Club, Inc. (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), the nonprofit weight-loss support organization, examines ten ‘super foods’ that you already have at home.
Beans (also known as legumes), including kidney, black, white and red beans, chick peas, and lentils, are a powerful source of protein and complex carbohydrates, as well as fiber and important vitamins and minerals. Eating beans has been proven to help reduce cholesterol levels, body weight, the risk of heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and some instances of cancer. Add a ...