|Lentils are high in fibre, and complex carbohydrates, while low in fat and calories. Their high protein content makes lentils a perfect option for those looking to boost their protein intake. They are naturally gluten-free, making them a delicious staple in a gluten-free kitchen. Their exceptionally low glycemic index (low GI) values and resistant starch content make them suitable for a diabetic diet. They are very rich in minerals like Potassium, Folate, Manganese, Iron.
Health benefits of lentils
-When combined with a whole grain, lentils provide the same quality protein as meat!
-Lentils are an excellent source of fibre. It helps in gut mobility, dietary fibre is well known for many health benefits.
-Lentils are very good for our blood as they are very rich in folate.
-It is best for child bearing women as it increases maternal blood volume as it is very rich in Iron.
-It strenthens our blood circulation system.
-For vegetarians it is the best source of vitamin B(Folate) and Iron.
-It regulates blood sugar level and strenthens our bones as it is rich in minerals.