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Scientists To EU: Grow More Legumes For Sustainable & Nutritious Food System

4 Mins Read Producing more beans, peas and lentils offers a far more sustainable and nutritious approach to European agriculture, scientists say in a new study. According to the research, adding legumes to traditional crop rotations can significantly reduce the use of pesticides and fertilisers, slashing emissions in line with the European Green Deal, while promoting a transition […]

Paleo Diet Discussion: Exploring The Legume Question

5 Mins Read Say Goodbye To Beans One of the most controversial aspects about following a paleo diet is the requirement to give up legumes (aka beans, pulses, peas). That means no more baked beans, no more dahl (a lot of Indian food is out), no more hummus (same goes for Middle Eastern), no more refried beans, no […]

Health Advice From Blue Zones Author, National Geographic Explorer & Longevity Expert Dan Buettner

3 Mins Read Internationally renowned National Geographic explorer Dan Buettner traveled the world researching the planet’s “Blue Zones,” regions boasting the highest concentration of centenarian residents, with people largely unconcerned with modern day health afflictions like heart disease and diabetes. These zones include Okinawa, Japan; Ikaria, Greece, Sardinia, Italy; Loma Linda (California), United States; Nicoya, Costa Rica and […]