Eat beans and squash they are super and healthy!

EAT BEANS AND SQUASH

EAT BEANS AND (BUTTERNUT) SQUASH BECAUSE THEY ARE PACKED WITH PROTEIN AND POTASSIUM TO SAY THE LEAST!

Eat beans and squash is an important advice as good as asking you to to look positive because there are pots of health golds at the end of the tunnel.

We eat many foods or diets but due to our ignorance we don't value them much. And for some people in countries like Nigeria eating beans is taken for granted. As far many Nigerians are concerned, eating beans is just an alternative to eating eba, akpu, yam, or pounded yam etc.

I did the same! When I was growing up in Nigeria, I hated eating beans on its own because I was what you should called an addicted rice eater! I could eat rice five times a day without looking back! Of course, I meant foreign brown long grain rice not the Abakaliki rice which was then known to contain half grain of rice and half chunks of chipped stones and sands.

EAT BEANS: I HAVE LEARNED A LOT THROUGH MY HEALTHY EATING RESEARCHES.

I must admit that I have learned a lot about healthy foods or diets since I started researching for Healthy Eating Diets! After reading this article, you will believe me that eating beans is an honourable duty to help your body.

Sometimes, our body craves for some vitamins and nutrients but because we are ignorant of what to eat or drink to give the body what they demand of us, we ignore these demands. Some people would rather drink kegs of palm wine, illicit gins, alcohol impregnated hot drinks as well as smoking joints and cigarettes than give the body what it craves for.

Eat beans and live a supper life because beans and its by products including akara and moi moi are rich with all the nutrients our body craves and deserves! You should eat beans regularly because they are good source of minerals, like calcium, copper, zinc; iron and potassium. Beans also are also packed with B vitamins , such as folic acid.

Beans are also packed with protein. 125g of cooked beans provides as much as16g of protein, which is about a quarter to a third of the amount we need everyday.

Beans contain an impressive level of dietary fibre: 12 to 15g in a 125g serving, which is half of your daily recommended intake of fibre.

Soluble fib re in beans slows the passage of glucose from food into your bloodstream, because of this, your body has to produce less insulin, which is a good thing, as high levels of insulin are a precursor to diabetes.

Beans have been long recognized to have the power to reduce the risk of colon cancer. The fibre in beans protects against this type of cancer.

You can agree with me that eating beans and beans by products can do a lot of good in your body. Please remember that nearly all kinds of beans contain all I have written here. The beans can start with Nigerian black eye, brown, broad, runner; soya, West Indian and Indian kidney, red, as well as Mexican black beans etc.

EAT SQUASH KNOWN IN SOME COUNTRIES AS 'BUTTERNUT SQUASH'

To be sincere, butternut squash is related to pumpkin,and gourds and eating them is as good as winning a lottery of good life. Sometimes you may not know the difference between butternut squash and pumpkin because they all have the same yellow colour when they are cut open. Their seeds are also eaten too for good health.

Butternut squash or squash is rich in beta-carotene, which is used to make vitamin A. It is essential for vision, bone growth and most importantly for reproduction.

Squash has a higher potassium content than bananas and can also help lower blood pressure.

Squash are packed with powerful antioxidants, which could reduce the risk of inflammation-related disorders such as rheumatoid arthritis and asthma.

The seed can be baked, boiled or eaten raw as snacks. They are not only nutritious but are high in iron and protein.

Squash is full of omega-3, which helps prevent heart disease and cancer, and omega-6, which promotes brain function.

Now you know why I have recommended that you should eat beans and squash. Eat them, you have nothing to lose but rather so much to gain!

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