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All about ” Lentils / Lens”: green, brown, coral

April 28, 2020

The lentil has been part of human nutrition since prehistoric times. Enthroned among legumes with the smallest size, the lentil has the advantage of requiring a shorter cooking time than the majority of legumes. We know better the green or brown lens that we sometimes use in soups, but we also find on tablets the coral lens […]

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All about “Dried beans”

April 12, 2020

Health profile Beans or beans? The essential dish of “baked beans” from Quebec is not made of beans, but white beans. There are many varieties of beans: kidneys, red, pinto, adzuki, white, black, etc. From a botanical point of view, the word “bean” only applies to legumes of the genus Vicia, of which the gourd is a […]

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All about “Mung beans”

April 12, 2020

What are mung beans? Beans have beans with long, thin and slightly hairy pods. The best known variety is green but there are more than 200 varieties of different colors. The mung bean is native to India and is widely used in Asia. It is the germ of the mung bean , commonly called bean sprout, which is part of the composition […]

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