Lentils from Top Healthiest Foods
Lentils is a legume of high biological and nutritional value. Due to the presence of fiber, carbohydrates from the lentils are slowly released into the blood which gives us a prolonged feeling of fullness. Fibers also contribute lowering of cholesterol and blood sugar, and metabolism improvement. Lentils is a rich source of magnesium, amino acid tryptophan, iron, phosphorus, B complex vitamins, beta-carotene, and it also contains potassium, calcium, zinc and copper. It can be prepared in soups, stews and salads, and it beautifully combines with cereals.