Pulses: why incorporate it into the diet?

Legumes are one of the main and most affordable sources of plant-based protein and amino acids, they provide fiber, iron, potassium, antioxidants and folic acid, and their fat content is low. On December 20, 2018, the United Nations (UN) officially declared February...

Return to the world of pulses

Return to the world of pulses 1- The United Nations has declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. FAO, the UN agency for food and agriculture, highlights the ‘superpowers’ of these foods in the fight against hunger and climate change. This is a review of the...

What are legumes?

Legumes are the edible seeds of legume plants that are harvested for consumption. Dried beans, lentils, and peas are the most commonly known and consumed types of legumes.

Pulses: why incorporate it into the diet?

Pulses: why incorporate it into the diet?

Legumes are one of the main and most affordable sources of plant-based protein and amino acids, they provide fiber, iron, potassium, antioxidants and folic acid, and their fat content is low. On December 20, 2018, the United Nations (UN) officially declared February...

Return to the world of pulses

Return to the world of pulses

Return to the world of pulses 1- The United Nations has declared 2016 the International Year of Pulses. FAO, the UN agency for food and agriculture, highlights the ‘superpowers’ of these foods in the fight against hunger and climate change. This is a review of the...

What are legumes?

What are legumes?

Legumes are the edible seeds of legume plants that are harvested for consumption. Dried beans, lentils, and peas are the most commonly known and consumed types of legumes.