Black beans or njahi as they are commonly referred to in Kenya, are full of proteins. Besides protein, black beans provide lots of soluble and insoluble fiber — both of which can decrease your risk of many chronic diseases and help you stay fuller, longer.
The magnesium in black beans plays a role in over 300 enzymatic reactions in the body including metabolism, and it’s key for bone health as well.
Black beans have been shown to reduce the risk of certain types of cancers due to the flavonoids found in their seed coat.
Black beans are great for relieving digestive issues because they contain high levels of protein and fiber, making them a “superfood”.