Science Topic Resources in the International Year of Pulses (Version 1, 01/12/2016; Version 1.2, 01/17/2016)
Nutritional and Health Benefits of Pulses: A Chemistry Perspective

Merriam-Webster: Pulse
Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO): Definition and Classification of Commodities: Pulses and Derived Products.
Source of Macronutrients, Vitamins and Minerals, and Phytochemicals.
Sigma-Aldrich: Phytochemicals by Chemical Classification.
From Handbook of Plant Food Phytochemicals: A Graphical Overview of Phytochemicals Classification.

US NIH Medline Plus: Healthy food trends -- beans and legumes
UK NHS choices - Your health, your choices: Pulses in Your Diet
Pulse Canada: Pulses can reduce "Bad" Cholesterol

Pulse Recipes from the BBC, Pulse Canada, and USA Dry Pea and Lentil Council

HEALTH 2015: 9 Reasons You Should Eat More Beans By Rachel Swalin.
TIME 03-27_2015: 5 Habits of Vegetarians You Should Steal From (PDF)
TIME 10-09-2015: 20 Sources of Protein for Vegans By Gene Hamshaw. (PDF)
WSJ 10-20-2015: Where's the Beet? Veggie Burgers Even Carnivores Will Crave By Elizabeth G. Dunn. (PDF)
Sustainable Pulse 10-22-2015: GM Crops Now Banned in 38 Countries Worldwide - Sustainable Pulse Research
WSJ 12-04-2015: Taste Is Not Destiny By Eugenia Bone. (PDF)
NYT 12-04-2015: Bee Wilson's First Bite: How We Learn to Eat By Jenny Rosenstrach. (PDF)
WP 12-18-2015: I ate only unprocessed foods for a year By Megan Kimble.
AP 12-29-2015: End of Meat? Startups Seek Meat Alternatives for the Masses By Candice Choi, The Associated Press.
NYT 01-03-2016: A Healthy Diet's Main Ingredients? Best Guesses By Clyde Haberman.
The Globe and Mail 01-13-2016: Year of the Pulse By Ann Hui.
WP 01-17-2016: No food is healthy. Not even kale. By Michael Ruhlman.

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Review Articles on Benefits of Pulses
Whole Grains and Pulses: A Comparison of the Nutritional and Health Benefits Candida J. Rebello, Frank L. Greenway, and John W. Finley J. Agric. Food Chem. 2014, 62, 7027-7049. (DOI: 10.1021/jf500932z).
Nutritional and health benefits of pulses Adriana N. Mudryj, Nancy Yu, and Harold M. Aukema Appl. Physiol. Nutr. Metab. 2014, 39, 1197-1204. (

Pulses and Macronutrition
Grain legumes--a boon to human nutrition R. N. Tharanathan and S. Mahadevamma Trends in Food Science & Technology 2003, 14, 507-518. (doi:10.1016/j.tifs.2003.07.002).
Dietary Pulses, Satiety and Food Intake: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Acute Feeding Trials Siying S. Li, Cyril W.C. Kendall, Russell J. de Souza, Viranda H. Jayalath, Adrian I. Cozma, Vanessa Ha, Arash Mirrahimi, Laura Chiavaroli, Livia S.A. Augustin, Sonia Blanco Mejia, Lawrence A. Leiter, Joseph Beyene, David J.A. Jenkins, and John L. Sievenpiper Obesity 2014, 22, 1773-1780. (doi:10.1002/oby.20782).
Hydrolysis of granular starch at sub-gelatinization temperature using a mixture of amylolytic enzymes U. Uthumporn, I. S. M. Zaidul and A. A. Karim Food and Byproducts Processing 2010, 88, 47-54. DOI: (PDF)
Structure-function relationships of starch components Varatharajan Vamadevan and Eric Bertoft Starch 2015, 67, 55-68. doi: 10.1002/star.201400188 (PDF)

Pulses and Phytochemicals
Phytochemicals for Health, the Role of Pulses Simone Rochfort and Joe Panozzo J. Agric. Food Chem. 2007, 55, 7981-7994. (
Phytochemicals in diet and human health with special reference to polyphenols C.U. Rajeshwari, R.I. Shobha and B. Andallu Annals of Phytomedicine 2014, 3, 4-25. (
Toward Personalized Nutrition: Comprehensive Phytoprofiling and Metabotyping Guoxiang Xie, Xin Li, Houkai Li, and Wei Jia J. Proteome Res. 2013, 12, 1547-1559. (DOI: 10.1021/pr301222b).
Identification of Black Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Polyphenols That Inhibit and Promote Iron Uptake by Caco-2 Cells Jonathan J. Hart, Elad Tako, Leon V. Kochian, and Raymond P. Glahn J. Agric. Food Chem. 2015, 63, 5950-5956. (DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.5b00531).