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Pulse Canada research featured in Medical News Today

Research published by Pulse Canada on the benefits of pulse consumption was featured by Medical News Today on July 5 in an article titled: Which foods are good for constipation? The article referenced a study published in late 2017 by the journal …

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New study links lentil consumption to reduced blood sugar levels

A new study from University of Guelph has demonstrated that full or partial replacement of rice or potatoes with lentils can reduce spikes in blood sugar after a meal. The study, published in the Journal of Nutrition, shows that replacing …

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Wall Street Journal calls pulses “the superfood you’ve always known”

The Wall Street Journal has called beans “the new kale” in an article published March 19, noting that over 2,500 new food products containing pulses were launched in 2017 (an 11% increase over 2016). According to the article, “pulses are a …

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Pulse Canada requests amendment to Bill C49 in open letter to Standing Senate Committee on Transport and Communication

March 8, 2018 (WINNIPEG) – Pulse Canada is seeking immediate consideration on an amendment to Bill C49, the Transportation Modernization Act, that would grant the Canadian Transportation Agency (CTA) own-motion/ex-parte power. In an open letter sent earlier today to the …

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Progress for Canadian Pulses in India

February 23, 2018 (New Delhi) – Pulses were high on the agenda during bilateral discussions between the Prime Minister of India and the Prime Minister of Canada earlier today. The two governments have released a joint statement committing to work …

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AAFC Announces Additional GF2 Funding for Pulses

February 5, 2018 (SASKATOON) – This morning the Honorable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister for Agriculture and Agri-Food, met with Pulse Canada and CSCA representatives in Saskatoon to discuss ongoing market access challenges with India and the path forward for the Canadian …

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Exploring Pulse Potential in China

There is a major opportunity to expand consumption and utilization of pulses in China to meet government priorities such as the Healthy China 2030 Plan and the National Nutrition Plan 2017-
2030.

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