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Beans means heart health
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Using data from the Melbourne Collaborative Cohort Study 1 , the long-term health benefits of eating legumes have now been analysed by researchers from the University of Sydney and the University of Wollongong 2 , an analysis commissioned by the Grains and Legumes Nutrition Council (GLNC)... Researchers Professor Vicki Flood from the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Sydney, and Dr Joanna Russell from the School of Health and Society, University of Wollongong, found the results of this study to be consistent with results of other studies that show diets containing legumes, such as the Mediterranean diet, help protect against heart disease... "Our study found middle-aged people who ate legumes such as baked beans or lentils at least two times a week were 20 per cent less likely to die from cardiovascular disease, including stroke or heart attack...
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