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Are Legumes Healthy? - 12WBT
Vegetarians have embraced legumes for a long time, but what are the rest of us missing out on? What are legumes? Legumes are a group of plant foods also known as pulses. Some commonly known legumes include baked beans (navy beans), chickpeas, soybeans, lentils, four bean mix, kidney beans and split peas. Why are Legumes so good for you? Legumes are a valuable source of nutrition as a part of a healthy diet. They pack a nutritional punch as they are high in fibre, which is great for bowel health and have been attributed to lowering cholesterol due to their …