Red lentils benefits and side effects…Lentil benefits and disadvantages….
❤❤ THIS IS RED LENTILS!!
✅ A TYPE OF LEGUME THATS IN A DIFFERENT CLASS FROM BEANS.
✅YES IT’S NOT A BEANS BECAUSE NOT ALL LEGUMES ARE BEANS BUT ALL BEANS ARE LEGUMES.
✅ MORE PROTEINOUS COMPARED TO OUR BLACK BEANS OR BLACK EYE BEANS.
✅PACKED WITH MOST OF OUR ESSENTIAL B VITAMINS LIKE B6, B2, B9.
✅GOOD FOR PREGNANT WOMEN AS JUST ONE CUP WILL PROVIDE OVER 90% OF DAILY RECOMMENDED FOLATE.
✅GOOD SOURCE OF IRON
✅HIGH IN MAGNESIUM
✅LOWER IN CALORIES THAN REGULAR BEANS
✅HIGH IN DIETARY FIBER.
❤❤SO BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE THIS IS WHAT I USED FOR THE MOINMOIN AND IT’S NUTRITIOUS AND DELICIOUS AT THE SAME TIME.
❤❤IT CAN ALSO BE COOKED LIKE BEANS…IT’S SOFTER IN TEXTURE AND CAN BE SOAKED PRIOR COOKING TOO.
Health Benefits of Red Lentils
Red Lentils are one of the most nutrient-dense legumes that have so many benefits for our health including:
👉Boost Heart Health
🌱 Lentils support cardiovascular health and help reverse diabetes and heart diseases.
👉Help In Weight Management
Red lentils are a great weight loss food as they are filled with multi-nutrients and protein.They are filled with fibers. One cup of lentils has around 18grams of fibers which make up more than half of your daily requirements
👉Support Healthy Pregnancy
Red lentils are rich in folic acid. Folic acid is a vital vitamin for healthy pregnancy.
👉Help Build Immunity
When you sprout lentils, their antioxidant power doubles! This helps to boost immunity.
👉Help Stabilize Blood Sugar Levels
Red lentils helps to lower blood sugar.
Red lentils boost your energy levels. One cup of lentils provides 30% of your daily iron needs. Make sure you squeeze some lemon over your lentils to make sure your body absorbs all the iron!
👉Sprouted lentils aid in muscle generation in body….
Lentils are a great source of plant protein, which makes them fill you up and lower your cravings.
🔸Aids in weight management
🔸Reduces risk of cancer
🔸Good source of vitamins and minerals
🔸Helps in relaxing cardiovascular muscles and lowering blood pressure
🔸Aids in digestion and boosts metabolism
🔸Helps in optimal brain functioning
Side effects and disadvantages of red lentils:
Lentils contains a whole lots of potassium….an essential electrolyte that helps cardiac function. However , excessive consumption of lentils can cause hyperkalemia…a condition called when there is too much potassium in your blood. Excessive amount of potassium levels in your body can cause symptoms like irregular heartbeat, fast heart beats, cardiac arrest, muscle aches, vomiting, parasthesia , headaches, gastrointestinal symptoms etc.
There so many ways to get in your lentils everyday. You can simple find tons of delicious recipes on my page that include lentils and you can also simply add them to your salads, soups and even smoothies!
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