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The Lupin Co – Dietary Fibre – Technical outline

Up until the latter 1970s, dietary fibres where classified as carbohydrate only because of the methods of analysis used, but since then the distinction has been made and the importance of Dietary Fibre appreciated. The definition The Lupin Co uses for Dietary Fibre and Digestible Carbohydrates are those contained in the regulations of Food Standards […]

Managing a Healthy Weight as well as Type 2 Diabetes

Maintaining a healthy weight is a challenge for many of us in the western world. Over the last couple of decades obesity has become a problem in many developing countries as the populations increase their wealth and adopt a Western style diet. A typical western diet with a large component of sugary drinks and high […]

Lupin is an allergen. Really?!

Lupins have been consumed by humans for thousands of years, particularly in Southern Mediterranean countries and in the Andes. Did you know that the Roman Legions marched on their long journeys with soaked Lupin beans in a leather pouch hanging from their belt? What a great source of handy vital protein to sustain them over […]