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Nutrition

Can common beans be categorized as cereals or proteins?

Answer

Wiki User
08/27/2014

The green bean is usually what people refer to as the common bean, Phaseolus vulgaris. They are not the highest protein source, but they supply many nutrients. Beans are a legume, rather than a cereal. Cereals include grains such as rice, wheat, and oats.