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The most common beans and lentils

Common beans and lentils in Europe and America navy beans (Europe), used in baked bean tins   red kidney beans (common in America and Europe)   chickpeas (Middle East, Mediterranean and India)   black beans (South and Central America)   butter beans, aka Lima beans (originate from south America and USA, now common in the UK)   lentils (originate from Middle East, now common in the UK)   cannellini beans, aka white kidney beans (originate from south America)   chili beans, aka pink beans (originate from South America)   pinto beans (common in Mexican and Southwest of the USA)   Common beans in Asia soybeans (common in Asia), called edamame when they are immature   soybeans  黄豆 edamame  毛豆 mung bean 绿豆 (Asia, esp. China

What is the best time in a day for a walk?

In most places the sun is most intense between 10am and 2pm and the warmest time of a day is between 3 and 4pm. If you are in a country which is lack of sunlight, the best time for a walk in winter is 2pm when there is still intense sunlight and outdoor temperature starts to rise to the highest point in the day.

In summer, the best time for a walk is probably either between 9 and 10am or after 6pm. The reasons are

  • to avoid high UVB radiation between 10am and 2pm
  • to avoid hot temperature between 3 and 4pm
  • to avoid heavy road traffic between 8-9am and 5-6pm

Enjoy the outdoors!

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