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The ancient Ecuadorean legume being hailed as a new superfood

7 June 2012 Last updated at 21:28 BST

Chocho is an ancient South American legume that is now being heralded as a superfood for its nutritional benefits.

Agricultural experts in Ecuador say it contains healthy fats, Omegas 3 and 6, and it is 50% protein.

Marek Pruszewicz reports.