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How Pulses And Legumes Can Help Prevent Bowel Cancer

Thursday the 4th of February is World Cancer Day and, as it happens, 2016 is also the official International Year of Pulses.

But what does cancer have to do with pulses and legumes?

According to research, eating pulses and legumes (i.e. beans, chickpeas, lentils, peanuts, soy, alfalfa, etc.) can help prevent the development of polyps in the bowel and consequently, bowel cancer.

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