Recommendations by health organizations for pulse consumption.

  title={Recommendations by health organizations for pulse consumption.},
  author={Pascal Leterme},
  journal={The British journal of nutrition},
  volume={88 Suppl 3},
  • Pascal Leterme
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • The British journal of nutrition
  • The present paper aims to study why and how health organizations recommend the consumption of pulses such as beans, chickpeas or lentils. Although it is recognized that frequent pulse consumption may reduce serum cholesterol levels and helps reduce risks of coronary heart disease and diabetes, these advantages are scarcely mentioned by health-promoting associations, i.e. vegetarians and organizations helping people to reduce the risks for chronic diseases. Pulses, especially common beans, are… CONTINUE READING
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