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Pulses-The Superfood That Always Has Bean

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Pulses-The Superfood That Always Has Bean

Pulses-The Superfood That Always Have Bean! The UN declared that 2016 was the year of the PULSE!  In case you have never heard the term pulse, it is another terms for category of legumes. In the legume family are a variety of beans; black, kidney, pinto, black-eyed peas, split peas, mung, cannellini, chick peas, soy, and all of the lentils; black, green, yellow, brown, and other unique varieties. Legumes are rich sources of plant-based protein and should be added to your daily routine.  Unlike animal-based proteins, plant-based proteins have more than just protein.  They are rich sources of magnesium, potassium, folic...

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Red, White, & Blue Can Be Healthy For You!

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How about this 4th of July, instead of grabbing for the bag of chips, burgers, and hot dogs most people feel compelled to serve, you serve something to really celebrates independence?! Independence from the Standard American Diet (yup, SAD for short). Many Americans feel that a summer celebration must include meat on a grill. It's the grill that has gotten so many Americans into diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Break the trend. Don't bow to the pressure (or if you have to attend such a BBQ like I have to, bring a whole bunch of stuff with...

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