Lentils

Lentils Facts:

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cup - Cooked
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 230 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 4mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 13%
Dietary Fiber 16g 64%
Sugars 4g
Protein 18g

Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 5%
Calcium 4%
Iron 37%
Vitamin E 1%
Vitamin K 4%
Thiamin 22%
Riboflavin 9%
Niacin 10%
Vitamin B6 18%
Folate 90%
Pantothenic Acid 13%
Magnesium 18%
Phosphorus 36%
Potassium 21%
Zinc 17%
Copper 25%
Manganese 49%
Selenium 8%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 60

 

 

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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

RankValue
Low Glycemic less than 55

Food Sensitivity Rank

<1 to 1 ratio

RankValue
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.

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folate

or vitamin B9, is derived from food, while folic acid is derived from supplements. Its function within the body is to assist in new protein formations, help with red blood cell circulation, aid in the breakdown and usage of vitamin B12 and C, and to work as a co-enzyme to assist in the metabolism of amino acids.
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Sources include: USDA

***All-Body Fitness takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided above. Please contact a medical doctor or a registered dietitian for nutrition advice.

 

 

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