A white kidney bean is a variety of kidney bean which has a significantly lower concentration of the toxic substance hemagglutinin than other kidney beans. The white kidney bean is considered by some to be a superfood be... More »

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The seeds of a kidney bean take 10 to 14 days to germinate, and the kidney beans themselves reach maturity in 90 to 150 days. They grow best in loose, well-draining soil with soil temperatures of 70 to 80 degrees Fahrenh... More »

Some of the most common types of beans around the world are pinto beans, kidney beans, fava beans, black beans, white (or "Great Northern") beans, cranberry (or "Roman") beans, Navy beans, pinks beans and small red beans... More »

Some types of dried beans are azuki beans, mung beans, black beans and kidney beans. Kidney beans are high in folate, copper, manganese and protein. They are also high in fiber, which helps reduce cholesterol levels. More »

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There are many types of beans, including red beans, black beans and kidney beans. Navy beans and pinto beans are commonly consumed in the United States. More »

The oil of castor bean seeds is used as a laxative, in the preparation of some foods and to make paints for artists. The castor bean seeds themselves are extremely poisonous. The poison, ricin, needs to be removed from t... More »

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The difference between a legume and a bean is that a legume is a class of vegetables that includes beans. Although beans are always legumes, not all legumes are beans. Other types of legumes include chickpeas, edamame, a... More »