Take it from the Harvard Medical School: Beans and legumes can help control blood sugar, improve weight control and lower blood pressure. The Mediterranean region has long relied on beans and legumes for adding protein and fiber to soups and stews.
Fresh produce is packed with nutrients that nurture your heart while staving off stroke, cancer and the weight gain that can come from energy-dense foods, reports the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Step away from the pantry and open your fridge instead (and get familiar with your local farmers’ market):
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