Rice and Beans Facts
Rice and beans potency
- Rice and Beans, when eaten together, form a complete high fibre vegetarian protein? Beans and grains have a symbiotic relationship in which the amino acids of each complement one another to form a complete protein, which is the foundation for the growth and development in humans.
- Rice contains useful quantities of potassium and the B vitamins; thiamin and niacin. An average portion of rice (50g) provides about 11% of the estimated average daily requirement of protein
- Eaten regularly, beans can provide protection against heart disease, cancer and ageing.
- The darker the beans coat the higher its antioxidant activity. Since black is as dark as it gets, Black Beans contain the most antioxidant activity than any beans, followed by red, brown, yellow and white beans.
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