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Lupin: A New Superfood a power point presentation
Lupins for Food and Health by Mark Sweetingham
Lupin: A Legume with a Future by Vijay Jayasena and Ken Quail
21 Jun 2011
Lupin intake reduces heart disease risk, research suggests
Intake of flour containing 40 per cent lupin flour in place of conventional wholemeal flour could significantly reduce the risk of heart disease, according to research from Australia's Victoria University. Lupins are legumes often grown ornamentally in gardens for their flowers, but their beans have been eaten since Roman times. Read more.
7 Jun 2010
Tempe market a boost for WA lupin industry
The use of lupins to produce the food product 'tempe' in Indonesia is expected to signifcantly boost the Western Australian lupin industry through increased demand and higher prices to growers. Read more..
26 Feb 2009
Lupin enriched bakery may slash blood pressure, boost heart health
Bread enriched with lupin kernel flour at the expense of wheat flour may reduce blood pressure and boost heart health, says new research from Australia. Read more..
Nov - Dec 2008 Ground Cover Issue 77
Super lupin to fight on opposing health fronts
The humble lupin has many things going for it in the race to develop new foods - it has high protein content (27 to 40 per cent), ideal for reducing malnutrition, and high dietary fibre and low glycemic index (GI), giving it value for fighting obesity in developed nations. Read more.
Could lupins be the new global 'super food'?
Lupins may finally be moving our from the shadow of more mainstream and profitable, cereal crops as food technologists start serving up the first commercial lupin based foods. Read more..
Healthy Junk Food?
There's a lot to be said about junk food - and none of it's good. Read more..
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