40 Reasons to Eat More Beans

Enjoy filling, heart healthy protein while losing weight by adding more beans to your diet.
Sarah Crow

When we think of good protein sources, our minds often turn to meat. However, for vegetarians and anyone else eager to slim down, build muscle, and improve their immune system, beans are an amazing way to load their diet with healthy, filling food without the potential preservatives, sodium, and fat you’ll find in animal-based protein sources.


Beans are a staple food in cultures around the world, providing a nutrient-rich, inexpensive, and heart healthy way to improve your diet in no time, easily added to a burrito, curry, stir-fry, or salad for an instant boost of protein and prebiotic fiber. If you’re wondering why beans find their way into dishes from Fiji to Finland, discover the 40 Reasons Your Gut Health Matters and the 40 Reasons to Eat More Beans!