Determining the Link Between Pulse Foods, Gut Health, and Chronic Disease

  • Beans
  • Chickpeas
  • Lentils
  • Peas
  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Pulse Science Cluster

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Krista Power

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Objective

To determine the impact of various pulse foods on the structure and activity of human gut microbiota originating from healthy, obese and inflammatory bowel disease type environments.

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SPG Contribution

$329,563.00

Project Status

Active

Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2013 - 2018

Co-funders

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Total Project Cost

$1,241,688.00