Beans & Legumes

Health - Food - Science - Community

Legume consumption and risk of coronary heart disease in US men and women: NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study.

​Increase in the frequency of consumption of legumes may help to fend off coronary heart disease and other cardiovascular ailments.

Continue reading
  1194 Hits
  0 Comments
1194 Hits
0 Comments

Association between Dietary Isoflavones in Soy and Legumes and Endometrial Cancer: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.

​High dietary intake of isoflavones from legumes and soy foods may help to fend off endometrial cancer.

Continue reading
  1058 Hits
  0 Comments
1058 Hits
0 Comments

Inverse association of legume consumption and dyslipidemia: Isfahan Healthy Heart Program.

​A healthy lipid profile and low cardiovascular disease risk are associated with frequent consumers of legumes.

Continue reading
  1017 Hits
  0 Comments
1017 Hits
0 Comments

Legume consumption and CVD risk: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

​Habitual consumption of legumes may offer individuals adequate protection against cardiovascular disorders and coronary heart disease.

Continue reading
  1237 Hits
  0 Comments
1237 Hits
0 Comments

Vegetable-based dietary pattern and liver cancer risk: results from the Shanghai women's and men's health studies.

​Vegetarians may have a low tendency of developing liver cancer.

Continue reading
  1176 Hits
  0 Comments
1176 Hits
0 Comments

Legume Consumption and Colorectal Adenoma Risk: A Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies.

​Frequent consumers of legumes may be less prone to develop colorectal adenomas and cancer.

Continue reading
  936 Hits
  0 Comments
936 Hits
0 Comments

Dietary legume consumption reduces risk of colorectal cancer: evidence from a meta-analysis of cohort studies.

​Generous intake of legumes may help cut down an individual's risk of developing colorectal cancer.

Continue reading
  1104 Hits
  0 Comments
1104 Hits
0 Comments

Non-soy legume consumption lowers cholesterol levels: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials.

​A healthy cholesterol number is associated with frequent consumption of non-soy legumes.

Continue reading
  1270 Hits
  2 Comments
Recent Comments
It is great to learn that other legumes, apart from soy beans, appear to be just as beneficial for lowering cholesterol levels. I ... Read More
Friday, February 02 2018 09:41
Sean Carney
Legumes were the one food that all of the blue zones had in common.
Friday, February 02 2018 09:45
1270 Hits
2 Comments

Food Sources of Protein and Risk of Incident Gout in the Singapore Chinese Health Study.

​Frequent consumers of fish, shellfish, and poultry may have a high tendency of developing gout.

Continue reading
  2956 Hits
  0 Comments
2956 Hits
0 Comments

Effects of soluble dietary fiber on low-density lipoprotein cholesterol and coronary heart disease risk.

Adequate intake of foods packed with soluble fiber, such as vegetables, legumes, and psyllium, may help lower blood levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol and guard against the development of coronary heart disease.

Continue reading
  1320 Hits
  0 Comments
1320 Hits
0 Comments

Legume intake and risk of prostate cancer: a meta-analysis of prospective cohort studies.

High dietary intake of legumes may significantly cut down the risk of developing prostate cancer.

Continue reading
  1035 Hits
  0 Comments
1035 Hits
0 Comments

Intake of fiber and fiber-rich plant foods is associated with a lower risk of renal cell carcinoma in a large US cohort.

Generous intake of high-fiber diets rich in legumes, whole grains, and cruciferous vegetables may protect individuals against kidney cancer.

Continue reading
  1408 Hits
  0 Comments
1408 Hits
0 Comments