Tag: legumes

Beans and pulses
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How to Prepare, Store, and Enjoy Beans and Other Pulses

Beans and pulses are delicious, nutritious, and affordable. Domesticated 8,000-10,000 years ago in the Americas, these staple foods star in many traditional recipes from around the globe. They are associated with numerous health benefits, such as gut health, a reduced risk for chronic disease, and weight maintenance. Follow the tips […]

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Healthy Living with the Mediterranean Diet

How can the Mediterranean diet benefit long-term health? Multiple studies conducted in Europe and the United States showed that following the Mediterranean diet was associated with a reduced risk for various chronic diseases. The overall risk of early death was also lower and the more closely that people followed the Mediterranean diet, […]

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Split Peas

Split peas are a delicious, nutritious way to add fiber, protein, and other nutrients to your meals. Split peas are legumes, along with dried beans, lentils, and soybeans. They are not to be confused with green peas or garden peas, which are considered a starchy vegetable. Split peas are a great source of […]