Lentils are a plant from the Legume family that originates from Asia and North America. It is a great way to obtain nutrients beneficial to human health. The grains of the stew contain proteins and fats, dietary fiber, natural sugars, starch, saturated fatty acids, but the most are carbohydrates. Lentils consist of over 25% protein, making them an excellent alternative to meat. It is also a good source of iron, a mineral commonly lacking in vegetarian diets.
With a package of red lentils, you can prepare many interesting recipes today. If you're more daring and want to experiment, try lentil meatballs, lentil soup, baked lentil lentil bread, or go even further with the amazing lentil pie.
- HEALTHY BENEFITS
Lentils are high in fiber, which supports regular bowel movements and the growth of beneficial gut bacteria. It also contains a wide range of beneficial plant compounds called phytochemicals, many of which protect against chronic heart disease and type 2 diabetes. One serving of lentils contains up to 90% of a person's daily requirement of folic acid, so the plant is beneficial for consumption by pregnant women. Porridge from the stew stabilizes immunity, normalizes the work of the genitourinary system and metabolism, strengthens the heart and blood vessels. Porridge has a beneficial effect on stomach and duodenal ulcers, colitis.