The Facts About Lima Beans
Posted April 20, 2018
Lima beans are a nutrient-rich legume that contain protein, iron, fiber, potassium, zinc and more. Reduce your saturated fat intake by substituting your animal protein with this plant based protein. Add whole grain rice along with your lima beans for a low fat high quality protein!
Lima beans are great for athletes looking for more energy because they contain complex carbohydrates and iron. Carbohydrates are the bodies preferred source of energy.
Iron enhances energy levels by carrying oxygen to the muscles. 1 cup of lima beans contains almost 25% of your daily iron needs.
Increase your nutrient intake and Celebrate National Lima Bean Respect Day by adding lima beans as a side to your meals or with your salad, stews, or casseroles!
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