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8 Superfoods You Probably Aren’t Eating

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3. Adzuki Beans

They’re smaller than black beans and reddish brown in color but loaded with nutrients. In fact, these little guys contain some of the highest levels of protein and lowest levels of fat of any variety of beans. They also contain high levels of potassium, fiber, B vitamins, iron, zinc, and manganese. Adzuki beans promote regular bowel movements, are a good source of energy, and help lower cholesterol. Try them out in these Easy, Upscale Nachos.

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6:47PM PST on Jan 29, 2015

Thank you for sharing!

2:20PM PST on Jan 29, 2015

Oh dear. NOT a very successful article. One recipe could not decide if we should use the dried leaves or the seeds of the fenugreek, and another site has been completely hi-jacked by some sort of cheap sale goods. Better luck next time. Or even better, do the research.

10:58AM PST on Jan 29, 2015

thx

5:40AM PST on Jan 28, 2015

Where is #9??

5:52PM PST on Jan 27, 2015

thanks

12:15AM PST on Jan 17, 2015

Thanks for sharing

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5:48AM PST on Dec 14, 2014

9. ants

6:52AM PST on Dec 11, 2014

Thank you

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