Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Beans more filling than meat

A recent study showed the protein in beans and peas is more satisfying than the protein of beef.

In a study in the journal Food & Nutrition, as many as 43 young men consumed three different foods, which contain beans, peas or meat.

"Food-based protein-rich beans contain more fiber than beef, which may contribute to increase the feeling of fullness," according to lead researcher Professor Anne Raben Department of the University of Copenhagen's Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports.

In addition, when the participants consumed beans and peas, as they receive a lower calorie intake 12 at the next meal.

Other findings that are not less interesting from the research are beans and peas tasted much more tasty and satisfying than meat.

"People can eat foods rich in fiber, with a little protein, and achieve the sensation of fullness. Nevertheless, further studies are needed to obtain definitive evidence especially based on beans and polongm because both can contribute to weight loss," said Raben as reported

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