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    Registered Dietitian Margaret Brum shares ways you can include legumes in your daily diet.
    Presented By Longo's Video provided to you in partnership with Longo’s.

    Legumes vary in shape, texture, colour, and taste. Dried beans, peas and lentils all belong to the legume family and are among the most versatile and nutritious foods available that can be eaten all year round.

    By adding legumes and beans to recipes, you can also increase your daily intake of fibre​ which helps your digestive tract stay healthy by keeping you regular and preventing constipation. As fibre passes through your digestive tract,​ it binds to cholesterol and helps remove it from your body.

    Fibre also helps to control your blood sugar as it slows down the absorption of sugar from food into your blood stream.​

    Learn why fibre is important and how to get more in your diet »

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