Category Archives: Pulses / Legumes

Nutritional Protein Quality of Legumes

Legumes are an important source of protein. Chickpeas, lentils, cowpeas, preen peas, green beans, broad beans and many other forms of legumes can contribute significantly to human protein needs. Pulses are the seeds of leguminous plants, and generally they are … Continue reading

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Mycoprotein versus Legumes for Protein

Mycoprotein is considered by many to be a meat replacement. Nutritionally this is disingenuous because although mycoprotein contains high amounts of protein, it is low in many of the nutrients in meat including haem iron, carnitine and creatine. The main … Continue reading

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African yam beans (Sphenostylis stenocarpa): Nutritional Perspective

African yam beans (Sphenostylis stenocarpa) is a tropical luminous plant with good nutritional qualities. The plant grows seed above ground and their yield is of a good standard to use as a food crop. The seeds contain about 14 % … Continue reading

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Beans on Toast Versus Egg On Toast

Beans on toast and egg on toast are both excellent meal choices. Both are “fast food” in so far as they are quick to prepare, yet both are of high quality and contain a number of beneficial nutrients. Beans are … Continue reading

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What Is The Most Healthy Food Group? Legumes and Pulses?

A healthy diet is the cornerstone of good health. Without a balanced diet containing high quality foods, the development of disease is almost guaranteed. There are many foods that can comprise a healthy diet, but of these, which is the … Continue reading

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Blood Sugar Control with Legumes

Poor blood sugar control is a source of ill health to many individuals. In its most serious form poor blood sugar control can lead to diabetic complications, coma and death. However, for most people, poor blood sugar control is not … Continue reading

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Protein, Dairy and Legumes

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Beans on Toast Versus Egg On Toast

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Baked Beans in Tomato Sauce Do They Cause Weight Loss

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