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Lentils claimed effective in blocking high blood pressure

Manitoba researchers say lentils can reverse the changes that occur 
in blood vessels as a result of high blood pressure

Canadian researchers have found that lentils can lower blood pressure and reverse declines in blood vessel health. The study, conducted in rats, showed that adding lentils to the diet can effectively block the increase in blood pressure that occurs with age. The findings also indicate that eating lentils can reverse the changes that occur in […] Read more

“Pea-rogy” takes pulse prize

Pulse Canada has announced winners of its Mission ImPULSEible: Food Development Competition, which took place at the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA) convention in  Saskatoon last week.   Three student teams accepted the challenge of creating food products using pulse-based ingredients in the competition organized by Pulse Canada and sponsored by Bissma Pacific.  On July 13, […] Read more


Pea-rogy takes pulse prize

Pulse Canada has announced winners of its Mission ImPULSEible: Food Development Competition, which took place at the Canadian Special Crops Association (CSCA) convention in  Saskatoon last week.   Three student teams accepted the challenge of creating food products using pulse-based ingredients in the competition organized by Pulse Canada and sponsored by Bissma Pacific.  On July 13, […] Read more