Posts tagged beans
What this Dietitian and You are Deficient in

Lately I’ve been feeling like the last remaining cheerleader for fibre. Everyone with their crazy paleo and keto diets have decided to abandon this amazing nutrient and are now suffering the consequences. Bloated? Constipated? Unexplained diarrhea? Gas? (Sounds like a Pepto-Bismol ad?!?) Well you might just be fibre deficient. Even if your gut is healthy and happy, I’m betting that you’re still not consuming an adequate amount of fibre a day because we all are deficient – even me!

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Beans, Beans, the Magical Fruit...

…the more you eat the more you toot. I really dislike this saying and I think for two good reasons – one, are beans actually a fruit? And two I hate the word toot! Well, according to my sources legumes ARE in fact the dried fruit or seed of a leguminous plant in the leguminosae family and include: peas, beans, alfalfa, soybeans, and lentils. However, in the fresh form, they are used as vegetables. What do ya know – I learned something too!

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