Nutritional Summer Salad A chilled vegetable salad tastes more appetizing on triple-digit days more than vegetables cooked on the stove. Kidney beans and corn can be eaten out of the can. If possible, buy organic. If not, then drain the vegetables, and rinse the beans. The reason for rinsing them is that there could be something called “oligosaccharides” that may be in the liquid. This is a complex sugar, and it affects how a food is digested. One of the best articles I’ve read with tips to digest beans is Kidney beans that are not cooked are toxic, but the canned ones are precooked.Read More →