Doctors say that lentils, which are rich in vegetable protein, are important for overall health, especially the gastrointestinal tract.
Lentils are not very popular in Russia. But in vain. This member of the cereal family is very important for human health.
Domestic and foreign nutritionists strongly recommend including lentils in every family diet. After all, this plant is the leader in the amount of vegetable protein it contains. Thanks to this fact, lentils are ideal for people who want to gain as much muscle as athletes.
Copper and iron deposits discovered
Regularly enriching one’s body with essential vitamins and minerals, including lentils. Red lentils, for example, contain copper, manganese, and iron. Green – Vitamin B9 and folic acid. Other vitamins are also present, but in small amounts.
Nutritionists also confirm that each type of lentil is rich in polyphenols – antioxidants that protect the body from serious viruses and bacteria. They are the ones who have been helping for many years to maintain body unity and skin hygiene.
People who choose foods with lentils are less likely to have problems with the heart and blood vessels. Nutrients that produce cereals help to strengthen blood vessels and prevent the formation of cholesterol plaques.
But perhaps the most important lentil property is to eliminate problems with the functioning of the gastrointestinal tract. If you eat this product regularly (at least 3-4 times a week), one can forever forget about unpleasant problems such as constipation, bloating, dysbacteriosis, irritable bowel syndrome and others. This plant fiber helps, the fibers stimulate the intestinal wall and help to establish a stable function.