Healthy Recipe: Black Bean Soup

About the Author, Dr. Christopher Cirino has been a physician for more than 20 years. His specialties include internal medicine, infectious diseases, and public health. Dr Cirino believes that majority of health problems in a presenting patient a physician sees in the clinic are linked to behavior. I quickly learned how feeble available medications are for these health problems compared to the effectiveness of health empowerment and working toward behavior. The average clinic visit doesn’t afford much time to delve into these areas. As a result of this, I explored the option of reaching out to patients more directly through direct patient coaching and volunteerism. You can find the original post and other interesting posts published by Chris at

This simple meal is vegetarian, filling and nutritious with a star ingredient: black beans! Black beans are some of the most nutritious foods in the legume family. They are packed with protein & fiber (15 […]