Beans and their Health Benefits

Beauty & Wellness Blog
3 min readJan 7, 2019


Since thousands of years, mankind has cultivated beans and consumed them in diet. However, never did people know so much about the health benefits of beans as they do today and therefore, the use of beans is being largely propagated today and people are showing more interest in bringing them to use. Using a least one cup of beans with each meal is the recommendation but if this is not possible, then the intake can be reduced but one must take as much beans each day as possible. If a meal comprises of beans and is taken after 1000mg of Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA), one can lose belly fat amazingly.

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However, this regime will require at least one cup of beans to be a part of each meal and a 1000mg intake of GLA to be the starter every time one sits to eat. If continued for seven days, this regime can help reduce all that belly weight to a considerable extent. One of the biggest problems of people today is the bulging bellies and this happens mainly due to the modern lifestyles in which, sitting, eating and working takes up most of the day.

With this routine, people are not able to digest what they eat properly and hence, inflammation lines into the stomach to become fat and change its shape to an undesirable one. The problem of bulging bellies is especially common amongst women in the first world countries because one of the major reasons for fat bellies is stress and tension and with the lives becoming more and more materialistic in that part of the world, tensions amongst women are increasing each day. Hence, bulging bellies are a common problem. However, these can be treated by using at least one cup of beans each day.

The more this food item is used, the better off one remains because alongside reducing belly fat, beans also provide a good amount of protein, lower cholesterol levels and blood pressure, reduce the risk of many cancers, cure as well as prevent constipation, prevent piles and other problems related to the bowel and regulate functions of the colon. At least one cup of beans each day can also work very well for diabetics as they can help improve the blood glucose levels. In addition, beans are also excellent antioxidants and help make a body, more immune to diseases, viruses and bacteria attacks and making up for healthier lifestyles.

Despite the many health benefits, beans are noted especially for having good fiber content and hence, bring all the goodness that fibers contain. This is what makes consumption of at least one cup of beans each day, excellent for digestion and intestinal tracts. Combining many types of beans and eating them can be very healthy such as a combination of pinto beans, kidney beans, black beans, chili powder, crushed tomatoes, onion and garlic as well as a combination of black beans and brown rice. Eating beans in different ways and enjoying various recipes can be very healthy and yet, tastefully fulfilling.

Christiaan Janssens

CRO Akwa Wellness


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