Black Lentils and Kidney Beans
Benefits of Lentils
High level of folate and magnesium in lentils provide for a much reduce risk of heart disease.
Stabilize Blood Sugar
Lentils help in regulating blood sugar by providing steady, slow-burning energy and balancing blood sugar level.
High in Iron
Lentils are loaded with iron and are a great way to replenish the body’s iron stores, especially for people who don’t eat red meat vegans ans vegetarians.
Lentils are great source of B Vitamins, most notably folate and niacin (B3). B Vitamins are important for the healthy functioning of the nervous, digestive, and immune system.
Lentils are a great cholesterol-lowering food due to their high level of fiber.
Protein makes up 26% of the calories in lentils and they have the third highest level of protein than any other plant food.