Why We Need Iron? Top 8 Foods High in Iron

8) Beans

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1 cup of canned beans contains 9.8 mg of Iron.

Beans have been around for ages and they are an important food source. there are different types of beans the most common ones are black, kidney, Navy, and fava beans. they are great sources of high-quality proteins that vegetarians can use being also rich in fibers promotes weight loss, it is also very low in calories it has a very low glycaemic index so it raises blood sugar slowly and is important for managing type 2 diabetes.

Beans can sometimes cause flatulence and bloating because they contain raffinose which is a type of fiber that causes this problem. You can get rid of this problem by soaking the beans and boiling them for a long time to reduce the levels of this compound.

Beans are very cheap you can just boil them and use them on top of salads and sandwiches in making pasta, stews, and rice.