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Guide to Pulses

Pulses are a boon to people who don’t eat meat, fish or dairy, (and those who do) simply because they are an excellent source of protein.  They’re also great for bulking up meals; throw in a handful to soups, casseroles and stews to stretch the meal further with the added benefit of providing extra nutrients as well. They provide a cheap, low fat and extremely tasty addition to any family menu! Pulses will also add excellent sources of iron, starch and fibre in your diet

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Published: August 23, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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All about grains

Grains are an excellent source of energy, a good source of fibre and provide the starch that should make up at least a third of our diets. Most people don’t eat enough starch. Wholegrains, as near to their original form as possible, slow down the digestion of starches. They help to prevent spikes in blood sugar levels.

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Published: March 5, 2019
Author: Ruth Mildred
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