1 minute reading time (144 words)

The nutritional and health benefits of pulses in relation to obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and cancer.

Eating large quantities of pulses may lower the cancer, obesity, diabetes, and heart disease risk.

This research work was carried out to determine the correlation between the consumption of pulse, such as pea, lentil, chickenpea, dry bean, and faba beans, and the risk of developing diabetes, cancer, obesity, and heart diseases. Researchers reviewed several published literatures on the subject.

They found out that diets rich in pulses supply the body cells with important nutrients such as soluble and insoluble fibres, phytonutrients with anti-cancer properties, vitamins (foliate, thiamine, and niacin), minerals (iron, zinc, selenium, phosphorus, and potassium), and proteins. All these nutrients were found to confer significant protection against the development of chronic diseases, such as cancer, diabetes, obesity, and heart diseases. The findings of this study reveal that high consumption of pulses is associated with decreased risk of diabetes, cancer, obesity, and heart disease.

Research Summary Information

Comparison of nutrient density and nutrient-to-cos...
A bean-free diet increases the risk of all-cause m...

Related Posts


Comments (0)

Rated 0 out of 5 based on 0 voters
There are no comments posted here yet

Leave your comments

  1. Posting comment as a guest. Sign up or login to your account.
Rate this post:
Attachments (0 / 3)
Share Your Location

By accepting you will be accessing a service provided by a third-party external to https://www.drcarney.com/