October 28, 2017, 23:09
If you want to join the ranks of centenarians, you do not have to take special drugs or miracle cures. You just need to include in the diet a very simple product — beans.
This conclusion was made by scientists from the American Institute for Cancer Research. The best product for prolonging life is ordinary beans, experts say.
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Beans top the list of foods that directly affect longevity. In total, the list contains 10 products that affect the body and life expectancy in general.
The authors of the study believe that beans should be included in the daily diet. You can also eat canned beans, which do not lose their beneficial properties as well.
Beans are the leader in useful qualities among all legumes. It contains many amino acids, easily digestible proteins, which are superior in nutritional value to meat and some varieties of fish, as well as carotene, starch, carbohydrates and almost all the necessary vitamins and minerals.
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Doctors recommend including this product in the diet for people suffering from rheumatism, dermatitis, bronchial diseases and intestinal disorders.
Also, eating beans is the best prevention of diabetes and obesity, because they contain arginine, which lowers blood sugar levels.
In addition to beans, red cabbage, leafy greens, flax seeds, mushrooms, whole grains, berries, corn, nuts, and tea also made the list of life-extending foods.
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