Eat More Legumes to Improve Your Health


Roughly 12 to 19 percent of people living in North America—nearly 63 million people—suffer each year from constipation, according to U.S. News and World Report. If you’re one of them, you’re very likely fiber deficient. Find out how you can boost fiber and reduce abdominal pain by eating more of this super food each day.

Jathan & Heather

Bean You’re not eating nearly enough beans and other legumes. (Photo by Kevin O’Mara, Flickr)

Are you cranky, bloated, and just downright uncomfortable? Are you having trouble fitting into your favorite pair of jeans? If you answered yes to any of the above, then you probably aren’t consuming enough legumes in your diet. This results in fiber deficiency, weight gain and ultimately, constipation.

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