December Dietitian’s Pick of the Month

This month our facilities will be celebrating lentils!

Today there’s a gastronomical movement that is putting pulses on the American plate to meet growing consumer desires for healthier food that is both adventurous and familiar. Naturally high in protein and fiber, pulses are also packed with complex carbohydrates, antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals like calcium, iron, zinc, folate, potassium and magnesium. Research has confirmed that regular consumption of pulse reduces the risk of chronic diseases such as heart disease, diabetes and certain cancers and may even help combat obesity.

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