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If you’re trying to lower your cholesterol, it’s time to break out the beans. A 2002 compilation of 11 studies found that frequent bean eaters have cholesterol that’s 7% lower than those who don’t do legumes. Goya makes getting yours a cinch with their Red Kidney Beans spiced with pepper, tomato, and olive oil. These beans are ready to heat in your microwave and eat in minutes. The result? A side that pairs perfectly with tacos, quesadillas, or fajitas. With only 160 calories, you’ll get a hefty 10 grams of protein and 7 grams of fiber in a 1/2 cup.