Good food begins with good ingredients.

The Good Bean ingredient manifesto

Our snacks are all-natural whole foods.

We source the most delicious, minimally processed ingredients available, stay away from genetically modified foods, and are committed to ethical trade practices.

Our food is certified gluten-free, always vegan, and NON-GMO Project verified. We do the heavy lifting behind the scenes so all you have to do is lift the bag to your mouth!

On a restricted diet? The good bean has you covered.

If you are one of the 24 million people in America that suffers from Diabetes, The Good Bean is the snack for you!

Diabetes is a condition where there is too much sugar in the bloodstream, because of the body’s inability to properly process sugars. This can result in a variety of health issues, like heart-disease, eye problems, kidney problems and so on.

Here’s the good news. Diabetes is a manageable condition. With the right foods, exercise, and constant monitoring of blood sugar levels, people with Diabetes can lead active, healthy, and happy lives.

And here’s the rub. A lot of foods, particularly starchy snack foods, cause spikes in blood sugar, and are an absolute no-no for Diabetics. The food industry tries to address this with a variety of over-engineered nutrition bars and snack foods that are filled with artificial ingredients and less-than-tasty sugar substitutes.

Diabetics, fret no more! The Good Bean is the perfect food for people with Diabetes. The secret to The Good Bean’s success is its amazingly low Glycemic Index (GI).

What’s that, you ask? Here’s a quick primer: Glycemic Index (GI) is a measure of how much a food causes your blood sugar to spike. Remember, the greater the spike, the more dangerous the food is for Diabetics. The GI of chickpeas is 14, while the GI of sugar is 60! Chickpeas can attribute their low GI score to the substantial amount of slow-digesting fiber they naturally contain.

So Diabetics, welcome to the world of The Good Bean. A simple, wholesome, real-food snack that just happens to be good for you!

Gluten Intolerance

If you are one out of every 130 people in America who have Celiac Disease or are gluten-intolerant, you know how hard it can be to live gluten-free. People who have decided to live gluten-free are faced with a world that is just not geared to them. Every restaurant, snack food, and party becomes a mine-field.

Sure, snack food companies have tried to jump on the gluten-free bandwagon. But have you noticed how starchy and full of empty calories everything is? Rice here, nuts there. You’re faced with a sea of options that give you as many carbohydrates as possible with as little nutrition. It seems that gluten-free foods are all about taking the flavor and fun out of food, not to mention real nutrition!

The Good Bean is here to change all that. The fact is, The Good Bean is certified gluten-free! Chickpeas contain less than 5ppm (particles per million) of gluten, making them officially, unequivocally, free of that troublemaking toxin! But what’s more important is that The Good Bean is a naturally delicious, high-protein, low fat snack full of good nutrition, so living gluten-free doesn’t have to mean sacrificing your health, taste buds, or your waistline.

Join us in yummy gluten-free living!

Heart Disease & Cholesterol

Chickpeas are very good for the heart, and it’s all because of a few choice F-words – fiber, and folate.

According to a study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine, high-fiber food like chickpeas help prevent heart disease.
Almost 10,000 Americans participated in this study. People eating the most fiber per day had 12% less coronary heart disease and 11% less cardiovascular disease compared to those eating the least. And people eating soluble fiber had a 15% reduction in heart disease!

Folate has been identified as having a direct impact on reducing the risk of heart disease, and a serving of chickpeas contain 70% of the required daily serving of folate. You do the math.

Chickpeas contain a combination of both soluble and insoluble fiber. Soluble fiber has been shown to act as a “sponge” to help clean up bile, which contains bad cholesterol.

If you’re on a heart-healthy diet, or simply think it’s nice to have a healthy heart, enjoy The Good Bean. Your body will thank you!

Low Fat/Low Carb

There’s no silver bullet solution for weight loss or weight management. It just involves using common sense and making smart choices all day, every day. Yikes. That sounds like a lot of work, doesn’t it? Good thing The Good Bean is here for you.

The nice thing about the roasted chickpeas in The Good Bean is that they are high in two key fat-fighters – protein and fiber. Protein gives you energy and helps build muscle, and fiber is a weight-management all-star! The Good Bean is an excellent source of soluble fiber, that breaks down slowly in your bloodstream so you get a steady dose of sustained energy, and also keeps you full and satisfied.

The added advantage of a high-fiber snack like The Good Bean is that it reduces the amount of total carbohydrates your body absorbs from the snack. So, lower carbs, higher fiber, and higher protein – you see how all this could add up to weight loss or weight management? You do the math.