The vegetable that eats all the sugar in the body. It’s the formidable enemy of diabetes.

This vegetable is recommended for diabetics because it has a low glycemic index, as well as beneficial carbohydrates, with poor proteins and soluble fibers,” says Dr. Daniela Stan, a family doctor from Călărași, quoted by Adevarul.ro.

Moreover, beans are also known as “sugar eater,” because they are very rich in plant fibers, which prevent the absorption of sugars and reduce insulin secretion, according to the cited source. Its rich content of nutrients makes it a very healthy food product.

Beans are a source of vitamin B, potassium, selenium, magnesium, and even calcium. Magnesium serves multiple purposes in the body: it supports muscular and nervous functions, maintains the immune system, takes care of bone health and blood pressure, and helps in energy metabolism. Iron is an important part of oxygen transport proteins in the blood and promotes cell development, according to Adevarul.ro.

Beans come in a variety of sizes, shapes, and tastes. They are full of nutrients and fibers.

They taste good whether they are fresh, dried, frozen, or canned. Beans are available throughout the year and can be prepared in a wide variety of ways, whether for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

A maximum of 3 cups of beans per week is recommended. Beans are recognized as an important food for improving health. The most recent dietary guidelines recommend consuming 3 cups of beans per week.