VIDEO: Are pulse crops the next North American ‘superfood’?

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It’s hardly an exaggeration to call pulses a ‘superfood’ — they’re high in protein and other nutrients, they’ve been proven to reduce bad cholesterol and they provide free nitrogen for the farmers who grow them. But while they’re a staple in diets in the Middle East, consumption is low in North America.

In this video, staff at the Canadian International Grains Institute (Cigi) talk about ways to increase pulse consumption by blending it with other products.

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