How To Cook Lentils

Cooked Lentils

Here is a basic Recipe of cooking Lentils. If you are looking for Nutrients and Benefits in Lentils, then you’ll need to Click Here to go to that page. But if you are interested in a simple recipe for preparing lentils, then you came to the right page. Just so you know, there are different stoves and different lentil products so that may change the way your lentils will turn out at the end. Some people presoak lentils and some don’t, it is totally up to you, I recommend that you find some time and try both ways with presoaking and without presoaking, then you’ll be able to say for sure which one you like the best. Continue reading

Lentils Nutrients and Benefits

lentilsJust like other Legumes, Lentils are very good and healthy beans too. Some say that you do not need to presoak them, but some recommend that you presoak Lentils in water just like the beans for about six hours. Some people like to eat cold salads out of lentils, some like soups out of lentils, and some like to eat just lentils alone with some other dishes. The Nutrients in lentils are very good and unique, here is the list:
– Vitamin A
– Vitamin B1, Thiamin
– Vitamin B2, Riboflavin
– Vitamin B3, Niacin
– Vitamin B5, Pantothenic Acid
– Vitamin B6, Pyridoxine
– Vitamin C
– Vitamin E
– Vitamin K
– Potassium
– Molybdenum (extreme amount)
– Folate (large amount)
– Dietary Fiber (large amount)
– Tryptophan (good amount)
– Manganese (good amount)
– Iron
– Protein
– Phosphorus
– Copper
– Carbohydrates
– Insoluble Fiber
– Water
– Calcium
– Magnesium
– Selenium
– Zinc
– Omega 3 Fatty Acids
– Omega 6 Fatty Acids
– Amino Acids (large amounts)

With these kinds of nutrients, ingredients, and vitamins in Lentils, here comes the awesome benefits list too:
– Lowers Cholesterol
– Maintains Normal Blood Sugar Levels
– Prevents Constipation
– Increases Stool Bulk
– Prevents Digestive Disorders
– Prevents Diverticulosis
– Prevents Irritable Bowel Syndrome
– Prevents Coronary Heart Disease
– Prevents Cardiovascular Disease
– Improves Heart Health
– Promotes Vein health
– Promotes Arteries health
– Prevents Heart Attack
– Protects from Free Radicals
– Promotes Digestive System
– Provides Healthy Energy
– Improves Nerve Function
– Prevents Alzheimers Disease
– Prevents Anemia
– Promotes good sleep
– Regulates your appetite
– Elevates your mood
– Promotes healthy bones
– Promotes strong bones