What are pulses? Pulses are part of the legume family. They include things like dried beans, dried peas, lentils and chickpeas. Pulses do not include fresh peas or beans. (2)
What’s good about pulses?
- The price –
- Nutrition –
In addition, pulses are a source of protein, and they also contain minerals such as iron, magnesium, potassium and zinc. Even Vitamin B1 (thiamine), folate, and Vitamin B3 (niacin).
- Easy to cook –
- Supporting a sustainable product, that is also Canadian –
Stay tuned as every month this year Nurture The Future Nutrition will share a recipe that includes pulses.
Wanting to eat more pulses and wondering how? Contact Jill, Nurture The Future’s Registered Dietitian at firstname.lastname@example.org