18. Beans, Legumes & Lentils
Legumes are full of fiber and protein. You can combine beans with different meals in your home or they can be eaten alongside rice, wheat, barley or corn among other foods. The protein content allows your body to access the necessary energy you need and build muscle. Fiber is key to keeping you full for longer so that you can suppress your appetite. If you are looking for a natural source of plant proteins, you can rely on the legumes! Fat content in beans is very low and they are some of the best foods you can eat to keep your cholesterol levels low.