Which bean has the highest antioxidant level?

 a. Black beans
b. Kidney beans
c. Cannellini
d. Chick peas 

 

ANSWER:  a.  Black beans

One study showed the level of antioxidants found in black beans to be comparable to that found in an equivalent amount of grapes or cranberries. The darker the seed coat, the higher the antioxidant level in the bean variety. Read more about the significant health benefits of black beans.