Food & Health
Food & Health
Just Add Pulses
Nutritious, versatile, sustainable and affordable, now is the time to just add pulses into your diet!
What Are Pulses?
) are the dry, edible seeds of plants in the legume family.
Why are they considered nutritional powerhouses
Pulses are loaded with plant-based protein, ﬁber, vitamins and minerals. In fact, most pulses contain up to 9 grams of protein per ½ cup cooked serving, and deliver high levels of potassium, magnesium, zinc and iron.
Plus, pulses are naturally gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan, making them an ideal meal addition for many diﬀerent palate.
How to use them
Pulses are extremely versatile, and can be used in countless ways to boost the nutritional value in meals. Toss a half cup of cooked pulses onto salads or pastas, taco ﬁllings or blend them into your favorite smoothie. . . the possibilities are endless.
LOOKING TO EAT HEALTHIER?
It’s time to kick-start wellness goals by adding more aﬀordable, nutrient-dense pulses into your diet!
We’re challenging consumers to sign up for
the Half-Cup Habit, a free four-week long
“challenge” that encourages people to eat at least one ½ cup serving of cooked pulses 3x per week*.
Sign Up Today At Pulses.org
View the half-cup habit brochure
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