Diet approaches to increase lentil consumption in youth (DAILY): Knowledge, beliefs and barriers affecting pulse consumption

  • Lentils

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Gordon Zello

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

University of Saskatchewan - Dept. of Pharmacy and Nutrition


To determine benefits and barriers of lentil consumption in families with children 3 to 11 years of age and examine differences between demographics, nutrition knowledge, and consumption habits.


The majority of respondents perceive there to be more benefits than barriers associated with lentil consumption. An understanding of the perceived benefits and barriers surrounding lentil consumption will help formulate strategies to influence beliefs about lentils.


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Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2009 - 2011