Eat red lentils more often, here’s why:
100 grams of this extremely useful ingredient contain amazing 26 grams of protein!
If you combine it with another grain, when it comes to amino acid composition, it has an amazing ability to recharge, so you get excellent quality amino acids.
Energetically provides 350 calories, it contains quality carbohydrates – 60 grams per 100 grams and amazing 30 grams fiber that mostly soluble (they lower the cholesterol), and one part are insoluble (they slow down the carbohydrates, and the also boost digestion).
They have expressed low glycemic index (only 29).
In the only 1 gram of fat, it contains omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids.
It is extremely rich in iron, and therefore it is especially recommended for women who do sports and have a tendency to anemia.
It is also rich in magnesium, molybdenum and the vitamin folic acid.
The advantage of this type of lentil is its quick preparation. It should be boiled for just 10 to 15 minutes, and it quickly breaks down if you want to prepare sort of puree.