Eating beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils daily can reduce bad cholesterol
Asian News International
The study, led by Dr.
According to Sievenpiper, the reduction of bad cholesterol would lead to a five to six per cent reduction in the risk of cardiovascular disease.
The study also revealed that pulses have a low glycemic index (meaning that they are foods that break down slowly) and tend to reduce or displace animal protein as well as "bad" fats such as trans fat in a dish or meal.
The study was published in