Why should we eat more Legumes?

“May your food be your medicine and your medicine be yourfood” Hippocrates From a nutritional perspective, eating legumes makes sense. Legumes likelentils, split peas, chickpeas, and beans They are rich in folates and dietary fibers and are a good source...
Legumes and Celiacs

Legumes and Celiacs

Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease. Gluten, found in wheat, oats, barley and rye triggers an immune reaction in people with celiac disease. Eating gluten damages the tissue of the small intestine, causing discomfort or pain and can result in malnutrition due to...
Nutritional values of dried peas

Nutritional values of dried peas

Dried peas, like their cousins, lentils, have been around for centuries. As the name suggests, split peas are made by splitting green, red, or yellow dried peas. The best known are split green peas, which contain more chlorophyll and have a stronger flavor than yellow...
Legumes and Cholesterol

Legumes and Cholesterol

Most consumers confuse the difference between cholesterol in food and cholesterol in blood. Although there is a relationship between these, there is an important difference between the two. To help clear up the confusion, it is important to remember the following: Our...