Legumes and Pulses

The Fabaceae or Leguminosae (commonly known as the legume, pea, or bean) family is the third largest family of flowering plants, consisting of over 20,000 species. [1] Legumes are a nutritious staple of diets around the world. They are an inexpensive source of protein, vitamins, complex carbohydrates, and fiber. Although used interchangeably, the terms “legumes,” “pulses,” … Continue reading Legumes and Pulses