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Can the humble bean save the world?

They are an unlikely superhero. But as a rare food staple that is cheap, nourishing, environmentally friendly and good for the body, they may be our key to a healthier future. And as an added bonus, almost every culture uses them in unique culinary ways! In this video, BBC Ideas explores the positive ecological, dietary and social impact that beans have across the world.

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