Pulses (dry peas, lentils, dry beans and chickpeas) are the edible seed of legumes. Soy beans and peanuts are edible seeds from a podded plant but they have a higher fat content than other pulses. Pulses are gluten free, low in fat, have a low glycemic index and a ¾ cup serving is an excellent source and a vegetarian source of protein.
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