Are beans, lentils, split peas, green peas, etc. high in carbs?

  • I want to know if it is okay for me to include beans, lentils, split peas, and green peas as part of my regular diet. I don't eat red meats nor chicken-turkey. I'm concern these grains will result in higher carbs consumption and affect my weight lost.

    ariruiz   by: ariruiz
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    AppleCore7  3 months ago by: AppleCore7

    Try going to the NUTRITION Section on Daily Burn then select the RESOURCES button, then FOOD FACTS, click on HOW TO DO DAILY BURN AS A VEGAN OR VEGETARIAN. You may find some good answers to your question there. Good luck

    • ariruiz
      ariruiz 2 months ago

      Great. I did. Thanks!

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    lmartin1961  3 months ago by: lmartin1961

    Lots of fiber is good for you and helps to prevent hunger. My doctor just recommended 10-12 grams 3 times a day. Beans are a good source, but there are also other sources as well. You need some carbs and if you're working out, you shouldn't have issues with beans in moderation. Black beans are high in fiber....about 16 gms per cup. Try them in a whole wheat tortilla. It's the sugar, white rice and white pasta that has the carbs you don't want. Ever since I added the extra fiber, my energy is way up!

    • ariruiz
      ariruiz 2 months ago

      Thank you!

    • lmartin1961
      lmartin1961 2 months ago

      Also, for protein, salmon and eggs are a good source

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