Dietary pulses, satiety and food intake: A systematic review and meta-analysis of acute feeding trials

13 May 2014Siying S. Li, Cyril W.C. Kendall, Russell J. de Souza, Viranda H. Jayalath, Adrian I. Cozma, Vanessa Ha, Arash Mirrahimi, Laura Chiavaroli, Livia S.A. Augustin, Sonia Blanco Mejia, Lawrence A. Leiter, Joseph Beyene, David J.A. Jenkins, John L. Sievenpiper

Pooled analyses show that dietary pulses (legumes) contribute to acute satiety but not second meal intake.

Meta Analysis
1 effect
2 hours
126 subjects

Reported Outcomes


Legumes (beans, peas, lentils, lupins) Nutrition risk & protective factor
Risk Factor Legumes (beans, peas, ...

Appetite Digestive outcome
Decreased risk of Appetite
Digestive system

High evidence