Saturday, November 19, 2005

Pass the Beano, Please...

Sally Squires of the Washington Post reports on a study that shows that trading about 10 percent of carbohydrates in the diet for beans and healthful fats such as olive oil can help control high blood pressure and raise the level of "good cholesterol." Not too mention it has long been known that addition of legumes to one's diet also is an excellent way to regulate blood sugar levels. Also, the study provides yet another argument that a diet that uses more renewable, sustainable resources (as opposed to concentrating our resources on the production of meat for a relatively small population of the planet) is good for everyone.


Karama said... has some great hints on how to do this, and how to make sure others have the opportunity to do so as well.

Linda MacDonald Glenn said...

thanks -- will check it out!