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Love those legumes!

By: Monique Tello, MD, MPH, Contributing Editor, and Rani Polak, MD, Chef, MBA, Contributor “Legumes” sounds like such a fancy word. Let’s clarify that we’re talking about beans, folks. Beans, lentils, peas, chickpeas, it’s all good… and good for you. Legumes are amazingly nutritious, high in protein and fiber, low in fat, and low in glycemic load. Legumes for heart health …

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