Dr. Joseph Colella, a bariatric surgeon at Magee-Womens Hospital in Pittsburgh. "Your body has to work to break down the bean to get through the fiber," he explains, "so you're actually expending energy to digest it."
Dr. Robert Lustig often says your choice is either “Fat or Fart”.
Timothy Ferriss’ slow carb diet features beans.
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