It was observed that eating one cup of beans a day for three months decreased a person’s heart rate by 3.4 points. A similar effect would be achieved by spending 250 hours on a treadmill. Beans provide a low-fat protein, are naturally high in fiber, have a low glycemic index, and will slow your resting heart rate.
LifeTip: Add beans to your soups or salads. Enjoy ethnic dishes that use beans, like Mexican or Indian dishes. Check out our free 10-day meal plan for some great recipes that include beans.