Friday, August 10, 2012

Farm and Garden Picks: Cereals and Pulses

Cereal and pulse crops are staple foods that provide essential nutrients to many populations of the world. Traditionally, whole grains were consumed but most current foods are derived from refined fractions of cereal and pulse crops. Consumption of processed or refined products may reduce the health benefits of food.

This text provides a summary of current research findings related to phytochemical composition and properties of cereal and pulse crops.

Nutraceutical Properties and Health Benefits 
edited by Liangli L. Yu, et al.
Wiley-Blackwell, 2012