Let your food be your medicine.
Beans is one of the best African food, and most people like eating it with gari, rice and many others. People love to eat beans due to it high level of protein.
It is very good for everybody whether young or old because beans is a body-building food.
Some people develop this habit of adding some extra ingredients to make sure they prepare beans in a short time, and some of these ingredients can be harmful to the body.
Yet, attention has not drawn to the health problems associated with beans when it is mix with certain ingredients.
Unlike cassava, plantain, yam and some other foods, beans takes a long time before it gets boiled. Even though some people have found a fast way to cook beans for it to get ready, it cannot be compared to other foods.
Since individuals want it to get boiled faster than it used to be, they have no other option than to add some ingredients which one way or the other turns to be harmful to the body system and can injure important organisms in your body. It is best you avoid such ingredients.
Beans should be cooked in a natural and traditional way, this will help with good health. People in many homes in Ghana use paracetamol and potash to cool beans because this saves them time. If you are one of the people doing this, it is better you stop for your own good and your health life.
People who cook beans with something like paracetamol or other toxic materials are doing more harm than good to themselves and their organs because too much of taking fast foods or using toxic things to cook food (beans) might damage your liver.