The Benefits of Grains and Legumes

Grains and legumes have been a part of the human diet for a long time, and for good reason! They are extremely rich in protein, fibre and packed with essential nutrients that your body needs to be healthy. Grains and legumes, commonly referred to as ‘pulses’, have been at the forefront of attention since it was declared the international year of pulses by the United Nations in 2016. Since then, they have grown in popularity as the choice of food to achieve a healthy and balanced diet.


Here are some reasons you should incorporate grains and legumes into your everyday diet:

1) Helps to maintain a healthy weight
Grains and pulses have a high protein content, contain almost no fat and have a low glycemic index.

2) Protects against diseases
Grains and pulses improve protection against type 2 diabetes, reduce cholesterol levels and the occurrence of certain cancers.

3) They help achieve a delicious and nutritious diet
The grains and pulses are affordable, high in fibre, as well as iron, potassium, magnesium, zinc and vitamin b.

4) They are environmentally-friendly
Grains and pulses cultivation require very little water and contribute to the preservation of fertility and soil health.

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