Superfood lupins' health benefits revealed

Rebecca TriggerThe West Australian
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Long known for its value as livestock and poultry feed, could the humble lupin be the next superfood?

The Grain Industry Association of Western Australia and the Australian Grain Institute will host a talk with geneticist Dr Carolyn Williams who will outline the health benefits of the humble pea variety.

Lupins are high in protein and dietary fibre, low in fat and have a low glycemic index value. The seeds have a full range of essential amino acids and, unlike soy, can be grown in more temperate to cool climates.

Dr Williams will also talk about the medical uses of lupins.

The talk will be held at the Esplanade Hotel in Fremantle on August 27.

Contact Shai Dunbar at sdunbar@giwa.org.au or phone 6189 2457 to book.

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