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Posted by: Mickey, Saturday, February 25, 2012, 11:32pm
My Swami does not specify portion size for beans under Vegetable Proteins.  Should i use the same portion size it gives for nuts/seeds for beans?.

Posted by: C_Sharp, Saturday, February 25, 2012, 11:41pm; Reply: 1
Here are some past comments on the subject:
Posted by: ABJoe, Saturday, February 25, 2012, 11:58pm; Reply: 2
I understand seeds to include legumes, as they are the seeds of the bean and pea plants...
Posted by: Dianne, Sunday, February 26, 2012, 12:57am; Reply: 3
I use 1/2 cup portion of adzuki beans. SWAMI says 6X weekly, sometimes I do 7X. Adzuki beans are great for the liver as well.
It balances the blood sugar, great fiber and I soak and sprout them for a few days before I cook them. I do 4 lbs. at a time and it gives me enough for the month.
Posted by: Mickey, Sunday, February 26, 2012, 2:35am; Reply: 4

Thanks for the link!  Looks like i'm not the first one to be confused by this!.  It looks like there is not a definitive answer on this one.  Maybe the answer is to call NAP to get this figured out once and for all?.  If i don't know the answer by Monday i'll give them a call and post the answer here.  I'm just surprised this has been left in limbo for so long!.   :o

Oops!  I just realized that i posted this thread in the wrong section, mean't to put it in the Swami Xpress Section.
Posted by: C_Sharp, Sunday, February 26, 2012, 3:54am; Reply: 5
GenoType diet has the same issue with beans.

Posted by: Lola, Sunday, February 26, 2012, 3:50pm; Reply: 6
half a cup cooked is an adequate serving, no?
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