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Beans are considered a Super Food for the amount of nutrients, such as dietary fiber, iron, zinc, and folate, contained within the bean.
Beans also count as a food found in both the vegetable and the meat/bean food groups.
Did you know the USDA My Pyramid food guide recommends eating several cups of beans each week?
The Food $enseNutrition Program in Salt Lake County offers many ideas of ways to increase your consumption of beans.
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Because of their high nutrient content, consuming beans and peas is recommended for everyone, including people who also eat meat, poultry, and fish regularly. The USDA Food Patterns classify beans and peas as a subgroup of the Vegetable Group. The USDA Food Patterns also indicate that beans and peas may be counted as part of the Protein Foods Group. Individuals can count beans and peas as either a vegetable or a protein food.
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