Why You Should Always Have Black Beans on Your Grocery List

They’re three times cheaper than chicken, beef, or fish, and loaded with with fiber, folate, potassium, and protein. Black beans can fill you up without draining your wallet, and now they’re trendier than ever. (Thanks, Instant Pots!)

The United Nations even declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses, a.k.a. the dry, edible seed of beans, lentils, chickpeas, and peas. Ever since, we’ve seen a major takeover in beans as a main ingredient in recipes, especially since they can replace less-nutritious refined grains. Here’s everything you need to know these health-boosting powerhouses.

Serving Size: 1 cup canned low-sodium black beans

Besides protein, black beans provide lots of soluble and insoluble fiber — both of which can decrease your risk of many chronic

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