Baked beans as you can guess it from the name it is a dish where beans are baked. Most of the baked beans are made up of haricot beans which are also known with the name navy beans. A dish named pork and beans which are prepared with pork are also known as baked beans. This is used as a staple dish in many homes as it can be used in evening snack or party dish but do you know how nutritious they are to you and to your family? For that you have to take a look to the below mentioned points.
Do you know that baked beans which are known as vegetarian serve, actually if served can provides about 1.5 more nutrition when compared to vegetables.
The count of fiber in a cup of baked beans are 12 grams and great thing is that it is more than anything to take either you eat 8 sandwiches or take 11/4 cups of toasted muesli or take medium sized 4 apples.
An average person require about 900 kilojoules from the daily intake for energy and do you know that a cup of baked beans can provide you almost same amount of kilojoules.
Do you know that baked beans has international identification and it can be easily found in any of the country of the world. Different versions of baked beans are found in some countries as from France to USA.
Tomato contains an antioxident named lycopene but do you know that most of the baked beans also contains the same.
An interesting fact is that those who want to eat less fatty dishes can freely choose baked beans as these are low in fat and it nearly contains 1%of fat and per cup you just get 2 grams of fat. It is very less in saturated fats and contains no cholesterol.
A vitamin which is essential for releasing the energy of the food is contained in the baked beans. If a diet contains about a cup of baked beans provide you 25% of your daily requirement.
Dried beans and legumes contains digestive enzymes which is helpful for all carbohydrates including raffinose.