PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 60
Potential Health Benefits
- powerful cholesterol management properties
- powerful digestive health boost
- nervous system health boost
- muscle repair boost
- increased cardiovascular disease protection
- improved blood oxygenation
- anti-cancer properties
- energy boost
Potential Athletic Benefits
- Superior source of complex carbohydrates to meet energy demands.
- Superior source of essential protein and amino acids for muscle repair and growth.
- Increase oxygenation of blood for muscle energy and proper metabolism of wastes.
- Increase overall energy levels.
- Improve nutrient retention and absorption.
Glycemic Index Rank
30 out of 100
|Low Glycemic||less than 55|
Food Sensitivity Rank
<1 to 1 ratio
|Low for Fructose Sensitivity||less than 1 (fructose to glucose ratio)|
Lentils are packed with huge amounts of fiber, B-vitamins, manganese, copper, iron, and more. They supply the body with most everything it needs on a daily basis to keep healthy and repair. Lentils should be a primary source of fiber, protein, minerals, and iron.
- JISSN: Protein and Exercise
- A Legume-Based Diet Reduces Proinflammatory Status
- A Pulse-Based Diet is Effective in Reducing LDL Cholesterol and CVD
- Diets High in Fiber Improves Glycemic Control in Type II Diabetes Mellitus
- Total Nutritional Capacity of Conventional and Organically Farmed Olives, Tomatoes, and Legumes
Sources include: USDA
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