View Full Version : jus a quick question...

01-17-2004, 02:49 PM
whats the nutritional value (NV) of baked beans like?up there with chicken n eggs or is it crap protein?

thanks people :thumbup:

01-17-2004, 03:26 PM
someone must have some idea... :windup:

01-17-2004, 03:56 PM
I don't think there is crap protein. You just want to get a bulk of your protein from certain types and a mixture is definitely best.

As far as the NV you need to be specific about what type. See why by checking the link:

01-17-2004, 07:53 PM
Its not a complete protien, the only complete protiens are animal protein, dairy protein and soy. however its not really junk you need to mix it with a complementary food, like rice or grain. If you do that it would be a complete protein, in terms of more specifics like absorbtion rate and effectiveness im not really sure

01-18-2004, 01:08 PM
thanks guys..

01-18-2004, 03:19 PM
Baked beans are a good source of protein and fibre too. The worst part is probably the sugar in the sauce. While it's true they're not a "complete" protein it is not really a cause for concern provided you get your protein from a variety of sources and eat fairly regularly. Amino acids from the beans will remain in the body until your next meal. If you want to enhance the protein quality then eat them with a grain (whole wheat bread - beans on toast, the food of champions - or vegetarian "meat" products derived from wheat protein) or a "complete" protein like dairy (beans and cheese, mmm) or meat (burgers, sausages etc).