Today’s Health Tip ~ Eat a South Texas Fav – Pinto Beans

Pinto beans might just be a healthier snack than you realize. Pinto beans are a great source of protein.They are fat free. Only one cup of pinto beans provides 1/4 of the U.S.D.A. recommended daily allowance of protein for adults. They are also salt-free–perfect for sodium-free diets. Pinto beans contain high amounts of the B vitamins thiamin, roboflavin and niacin. These are all necessary for growth and tissue building. Pinto beans are rich in fiber. Dietary fiber helps to stabilize blood sugar levels. Pinto beans aid in preventing heart disease due to their high levels of folate, magnesium and potassium.

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