Folate – aids energy metabolism; reduces cancer risk
Non-heme iron – consumed with vitamin C, helps red blood cell synthesis
Manganese – supports the systems of the body: nervous, endocrine, immune
Dietary fiber – improves digestive system health; reduces colon cancer risk
Look for firm pods, with no visible empty spots. Small bumps indicate younger pods – beans in them needn’t be peeled individually.
Tightly sealed in a plastic bag. In the refrigerator crisper, they’ll keep for about a week