Researchers in Denmark found that young men who ate burgers made of beans and peas felt more satisfied young men who ate veal and pork burgers. That "full" feeling lasted until their next meal, when those who ate bean burgers ate 12% fewer calories than those who ate meat burgers.
Think about the implications for your sense of comfort, your waistline, and your budget. This is the science behind our experience of eating the Cook for Good way. Eating beans will help you:
- Avoid being hungry between meals and avoid being "hangry"
- Eat fewer calories without noticing it, achieving a healthy weight without effort
- Save money by buying thrifty beans instead of expensive meat
- Save money again because you'll buy less food because you are eating less
Professor Anne Raben of the University of Copenhagen’s Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports attributes the difference to fiber.