Today, red beans are considered as the most beneficial type of beans. It is considered a super food. There are many different recipes available to cook red beans. In Americas especially Louisiana and Cuba, red beans are cooked with vegetables and commonly served with plain boiled rice and roasted pork. Red beans are no more considered to be the food of poor only. In Japan, many people boil red beans with sugared water and serve them with pastries and some other dry sweets.
Red beans – Health Benefits
Red beans, for their health benefits are considered a super food especially for women. Red beans are rich in antioxidants which make them a great anti aging agent and it also helps to keep the skin glowing and young. Red beans are also helpful in fighting cancer cell and prevents formation of cancerous tissues in the body. There is a huge number of proteins, minerals, fiber, manganese and iron present in red beans. Red beans keep the cholesterol level low and reduces the risk of heart diseases.
These are also a great food to be added to the weight loss diet. Red beans are a better source of protein than red meat and thus it can be used as the best meat replacement food.