Effectiveness of pulse-based foods combined with exercise for improving components of the metabolic syndrome
- Dry Beans
Dr. Philip Chilibeck
Lead Investigator(s) Institution
University of Saskatchewan - College of Kinesiology
To demonstrate that pulses are additive to exercise training for reducing risk factors associated with the metabolic syndrome. To promote the consumption of pulse as an important component of healthy lifestyle.
A pulse-based diet is effective for reducing total cholesterol and LDL-C in older adults and therefore reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)
2008 - 2011