Volume 6, Number 4 – The Value of Beans

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Consumers Tend To Overlook the Value of Beans Despite Superior Nutritional Profile

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  3. U.S. Department of Agriculture. What foods are in the Protein Foods Group? Retrieved December 19, 2015 from http://www.choosemyplate.gov/protein-foods
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  2. International Food Information Council Foundation. Food and health survey 2015. Retrieved December 19, 2015 from http://www.foodinsight.org/sites/default/files/2015-Food-and-Health-Survey-Full-Report.pdf
  3. U.S. Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. American time use survey. (2015). Retrieved December 19, 2015 from http://www.bls.gov/TUS/CHARTS/HOUSEHOLD.HTM
  4. Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. From butter beans to pigeon peas: UN launches International Year of Pulses. (2015, November). Retrieved December 19, 2015 from http://www.fao.org/pulses-2016/en/

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