Eat Beans to Fight Belly Fat, Heart Disease and Diabetes

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Hi Dr. Oz here, with the day smart health tip. Here's a food that should be at everyone's menu, beans, these humble legumes are healthy, cheap source of protein that do wonders for your health. The fiber in beans reduce belly fat, especially the deep down visceral abdominal fat that's bad for your organs.

They're a great source of soluble fiber to help reduce inflammation in your body that lowers your risk of heart disease and heart attacks. They can also help lower your blood pressure and your cholesterol. Now if you want to prevent, or manage diabetes load up on beans, they've a low glycemic index, that means they're digested slowly, helps stabilize blood sugar, and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes.

Eating beans three times a week helps prevent colon cancer too. If gobbling beans makes you musical, then you could eat them with a natural enzyme supplement that tame the gas. In any case the more beans you eat, the better your body adjusts to them. You want to learn more ways to stay healthy?

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