Surprising Health Benefits Of These Foods

1. Baked beans

When you're too lazy to cook, there's no need to feel bad about having roasted beans on toast for dinner. 

Baked beans

7.7g of fiber – nearly a quarter of the recommended 30g per day.

2. Ham

Ham is a lean source of protein, containing less than 5% fat, despite being processed flesh. 


Look for a nitrite-free version, such as Finnebrogue Naked Ham, if you'd rather avoid these cancer-causing compounds.

3. Peanut butter

How can a substance that tastes so delicious be so healthy? A 30g.

Peanut butter

In addition, it contains 2g of fiber (close to the 2.8g found in a typical portion of whole grain.

4. Coffee

Can't function in the morning without your morning dose of caffeine? Well, that's okay.


The volume associated with the greatest health benefits appears to be three to four cups per day.

5. Pasta

The 'carbs are bad' message is so pervasive that it would be understandable.


However, portion size is crucial; a fist-sized serving is appropriate.

6. Fruit cake

A portion of traditional homemade fruit cake contains enough currants and sultanas to count as one of your five-a-day.

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