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What Is Bisphenol A and Should You Buy Food in BPA-Free Cans? Jun 27, 2022

It’s hard to beat the convenience of canned goods like canned vegetables, fruits and beans. One obvious advantage is that there’s no refrigeration required and these cans are generally shelf-stable for at least a year or two. Pop open a can of beans or lentils, drain and rinse them,...

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Canned, Frozen or Dried Beans – Choosing the Right Type to Buy May 30, 2022


Canned, Frozen or Dried Beans

There are so many different types of beans you can buy at the store, so which types should you get? Perhaps you’ve heard different opinions on this and don’t know what’s best to use for your situation. This can all make starting a plant-based diet...

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How To Add More Beans to Your Meals…but With Less Gas May 09, 2022

Pass the Beans, Please

What’s the hype with beans and just why are they good for you? Here’s the answer. Beans are part of the legume family and come packed with nutrients such as protein, fiber, vitamins, minerals, and many phytochemicals. Legumes form a key element of a whole food,...

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The Five Most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) About Beans Apr 25, 2022

Confused About Beans?

As you are looking to begin a plant-based diet, you may see or hear a lot of advice about eating more beans. But what exactly are beans, where do you buy them and do they cause gas? It’s natural to have questions if you’re not used to eating much beans or have...

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Are Whole Grains Good For You? Top Myths Debunked! Apr 18, 2022

You may have heard that whole grains are a key part of a whole food plant-based diet but are wondering if eating whole grains is actually healthy for you. For example, you may have heard that whole grains are too high in carbs and cause weight gain, or you may be on a gluten-free diet and...

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Tofu Nutrition and How To Eat It Apr 04, 2022

Is Tofu Good For You?

We hear a lot about soy and soy products like tofu, some good and some bad. So are you supposed to eat it? Yes! Unprocessed and minimally processed soy and soy products like soybeans, tempeh, edamame, soy milk and tofu can and should be part of a health-boosting plant-based...

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