Beans from 10 Heart-Healthy Foods (Slideshow)

10 Heart-Healthy Foods (Slideshow)

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Most of us have heard the little rhyme, "Beans, beans are good for your heart…" and it’s absolutely true. Black and kidney beans are loaded with B vitamins, which help enzymes in your body release energy from carbohydrates and fat, break down amino acids, and transport oxygen in your blood. Having beans on your plate is a great nutritional strategy for preventing heart disease.