Basic Characteristics of the Lentils
Today the lentils most grown on the soil of Canada, followed by India, Turkey, America and Australia.
Nutritional Value of the Lentils
What are the Health Benefits of Lentils?
1. Regulation of Cholesterol
While lens does not contain saturated fats, it is very important to be used in diets for weight loss and for people who suffer from high cholesterol levels.
2. Regulation of glucose
Soluble vegetable fibers reduce the level of glucose in the blood and regulate the secretion of insulin.
3. The regulation of digestion
4. Effects on the nervous system
5. Prevents anemia
6. Impact on Blood Pressure
How to correctly store Lentils?
Cooked lentils in the fridge can stand up to three days.
How to prepare lentils?
However, as known to cause bloating in people with sensitive stomach, it is recommended, to soak lentils in water the night before cooking, and then put in new water for cooking.
Lentils are well combined with root vegetables, carrots, celery, parsley, as well as rice, cereals and meat.