More dal imports on govt table to cool prices

More dal imports on govt table to cool prices

The government is examining the need to import more lentils to boost domestic supply even as it keeps a tab on imported pulses lying idle at ports and prices continue to rule at up to Rs 178 per kg.

Pulses price rise: Govt may import more lentils to check prices

Pulses price rise: Govt may import more lentils to check prices

Pulses prices continue to rule high due to fall in domestic production by 2 million tonnes in the 2014-15 crop year (July-June) due to 14 percent deficit monsoon.

No delay in pulses import due to Bihar elections: Balyan

No delay in pulses import due to Bihar elections: Balyan

Pulse prices have been ruling as high as Rs 180 per kg in the retail market across the country as their production slumped 2 million tonnes in the 2014-15 crop year on poor and untimely rains.

 

High-protein diet lowers blood pressure too

Eating high-levels of certain proteins found in meat and plant-based foods can lower blood pressure and arterial stiffness leading to better heart health.

After prices of onion, pulses shoot up on deficient rains

Much to the discomfort of consumers, retail prices of key pulses and onions have risen sharply in most parts of the country in view of likely shortfall in kharif production of lentils following deficient rains.

Govt issues tender to import 5,000 tonnes of urad

The government has issued a tender to import 5,000 tonnes of urad (black matpe) from Myanmar and other countries to boost domestic supply from September and curb price rise of lentils.

Eating beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils daily can reduce bad cholesterol

A new study has revealed that eating one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can significantly reduce "bad cholesterol".

Lentils may be key to beating high blood pressure

Eating a diet packed with lentils can dramatically lower blood pressure levels, a new study has found.

Health benefits of Legumes

Legumes are a class of vegetables that includes beans, peas, peanuts and lentils which are the most versatile and nutritious foods available.

`Lentils, kidney beans help cut bowel cancer risk`

People who eat pulses such as kidney beans or lentils at least three times a week are less likely to develop bowel cancer, a new study has claimed.