An April 2017 report by Eureka on the New York Academy of Sciences findings, “stresses how increased pulse consumption could address nutrition issues related to the health of the overall human population, as well as the planet.” And reminds us that, “Pulses are members of the legume family and include dried peas, edible lentils, and chickpeas. They are high in protein and fiber, and low in fat. They are affordable, [and] have a high nutrient density …”