Bean Salad


Useful for:   Diabetes

Research conducted at National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases reveals the goodness of bean salads. Beans are rich in fiber and a good source of protein but with minimum fat content. The ingredient of the recipe have love glycemic index hence ideal for diabetic patients.

Nutrition Information:
Serving size: 1 serving size= 153 g
Calories: 107 kcal
Sodium: 0.1 mg
Potassium: 422 mg
Total Carbohydrates: 8 g
Dietary Fiber: 4 g
Sugars:2 g
Protein: 3 g

Key Ingredients:   beans
The recipe requires no cooking and avoids the use of trans fat. The ingredients are just combined together and refrigerated for at least 8 hours to attain the right texture.

Preparation and Cooking Time: 20 minutes
Serves: 6 servings
James Anderson, MD, from University of Kentucky found that beans included in the diet enabled type 1 diabetic patients to reduce their insulin usage by 38%. The ingredient in bean salad help in controlling the blood glucose levels a and are rich in minerals, folate and vitamin A.