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What is the recommended serving size of beans and legumes?

Dr. David L. Katz, MD, MPH
Preventive Medicine
Aim for three to four times per week of servings such as:
  • 1/2 cup cooked beans, lentils, or peas;
  • 1/2 cup tofu;
  • 1 cup soy milk.

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