The broad bean, or Sichuan bean, is one of the pulses grown in China.

Pulses, the superfood to watch out for in 2016

From lentils to the Sichuan bean, legumes - nutritious, sustainable and affordable - are being pushed into the public consciousness and, hopefully, onto dinner tables around the world by the UN this year, writes Joe Yonan.

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The broad bean, or Sichuan bean, is one of the pulses grown in China.
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