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Health Alert: Beans Good for Memory
CINCINNATI (Liz Bonis) -- A new report says your brain might benefit from beans.
It is that time of year, where you might like to put beans in your soups and salads. They are kind of a hearty winter food excellent for you.
They are high in fiber, protein, lower in calories, but this report found they could help reduce your risk for Alzheimer's disease.
At Madison's at Findaly Market they stock and sell the kind of beans that researchers at Tufts University report help keep your brain strong. They give your body a nutrient called manganese, it's important to enzyme reactions and b-vitamins in the brain.
These are all critical to neurotransmitters that are essential to the brains memory function. People that eat a meatless meal with beans at least once a week can get enough of these nutrients to boost brain power.
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