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Dr. Manju P. S.

Consultant physician- Viswabrahma Ayurveda Vaidyasala, Kottakal Arya Vaidya Sala, Adivadu branch, Kothamangalam manjups17@gmail.com

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Pulses, Gas Trouble and Solutions

2016 was declared as the International Year of Pulses by The Food and Agricultural Organisation Department of the United Nations. Pulses or Legumes are the dried variety of beans and peas. It is rich in proteins, fibre and vitamins and is much affordable than other protein sources, and hence called as Poor Man's Meat. A breif detailing of variety of these Pulses is seen in the Ayurvedic text trios "Brihatrayees". Generally, a wrong notion seen in our day to day practice is that these pulses causes Gas troubles. On the contrary, it's Judicious usage will give you healthier days ahead. (Malayalam)

25 May 2020 by Dr. Manju P. S.

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