Pinto Bean Nutrition Tidbit
Pinto beans contain the highest amount of fiber out of all beans, so get your fill!
The Nutritional Benefits of Wild Oats Organic Pinto Beans:
High in antioxidants and fiber, available at an affordable price
An inexpensive protein source
Shelf-stable pantry solution, easy to store and use quickly in recipes, such as soups, stews, chili, dips and casseroles.
Medical Nutrition Therapy Tips and Solutions:
Pregnancy: Pinto beans are high in B vitamins, especially folate. Folate helps prevent against neurodegenerative diseases and birth defects.
Brain Function: B vitamins in pinto beans help improve brain function and memory.
Cancer: Consuming beans may lower your risk for certain types of cancer.
Constipation: Beans are naturally high in fiber, so they great way to add bulk to stools and maintain a healthy digestive track.
Diabetes: Pinto beans have a nice balance of carbohydrates and fiber, so they won’t spike blood sugar rapidly.
Heart Health: Beans are naturally cholesterol free. Eating high fiber foods can prevent against heart disease.
High Blood Pressure: Rinse canned beans to wash away added sodium.
Vegetarians: They are an excellent source of protein for vegetarians.