Harvest Snaps Celebrates the

peaspeasYear of the Pulse!peaspeas

What in the World is a Pulse and Why are We Celebrating Them?

The UN General Assembly has deemed 2016 the Year of the Pulse. By ‘pulse’ the UN is referring to the edible seeds of legumes. By ‘edible seeds of legumes’ we’re talking about peas and lentils. Peas and lentils, just like what delicious Harvest Snaps are made from.

what are pulses?

any kind of dried
peas, beans or lentils

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any kind of dried peas, beans or lentils

PULSES

DO A

BODY

RIGHT

2X

the protein
found in wheat

3X

the protein
found in rice

Rich in:

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Heart healthy

Heart healthy

Pulses can aid diabetes
sufferers by decreasing
blood pressure up
to 20%.

Aids Weight Loss

Aids Weight Loss

Peptides in pulses
make you feel fuller longer.

Regulates blood sugar

Regulates blood sugar

Pulses contain a lower
glycemic index
than
whole wheat products.

"Nutritious seeds for a sustainable future."

—the freaking UN!

A Good Source of

Good in the world

soil fertility

Leguminous plants have nitrogen-fixing properties which can contribute to increased

soil fertility
sustainable

Compared to animal-based proteins, pulses are more affordable and

sustainable
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Latin America, Asia and Africa rely on pulses as an important

food staple