Dried beans and other pulses like peas and lentils are considered some nature’s healthiest food. Along with High protein and fiber, most beans are not genetically modified. Beans also contain iron, fiber, calcium and are naturally low in total fat. They are gluten-free, cholesterol-free and have a low glycemic index.
Globally renowned organizations such as the World Health Organization, World Cancer Relief Fund or the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, have evidence that eating beans reduces your risk of heart disease and certain cancers.
You will find more information on the US Dry Bean Council Website concerning: