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String Beans prevent blood sugar from rising too rapidly
High fiber contained in beans prevents blood sugar levels form rising too rapidly after a meal. A good choice for individuals with diabetes, insulin resistance, or hypoglycemia. About 44 calories per cup.Green beans can lower Blood Pressure and help cholesterol.
Steam Green Beans, add to soups, stews or have Dreamfield's Pasta ( 5 digestible Carbs) and mix with green beans
Dried Beans really can be as easy to use as canned beans!
I know a lot of us use canned beans for their convenience, myself included. However, canned beans are more expensive and loaded with salt compared to their dry counterparts. Dry beans have the initial time requirement of soaking and cooking, but I recently discovered that you can FREEZE beans after they have been soaked and cooked. So you go through the soaking/cooking process ONCE and then have batches ready to go in the freezer! I freeze mine in 2 cup portions in ziploc bags. So easy!
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