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One of the Top 5 Healthiest Foods On The Planet… as selected by Health Magazine . Lentils are good for so many parts of your life: your body, your blood, your pocketbook, your taste buds, and even the environment . Most recipes with lentils are gluten-free and sugar-free. 9 Big Benefits of these Tiny Beans 1. Low Cost: Just 20-30 cents will you buy one cup of lentils which can supply 1/3 of the daily protein requirement for a 150-pound adult, plus a truckload of other nutrients. 2. High Protein : Lentils have the highest level of protein by weight of any plant-based food. 3. High Nutrition: Lentils are the mightiest of the beans . If beans are good for you, then lentils — the smallest of the beans — are GREAT for you. In general the smaller the seed, the more nutrition a food has by weight or volume. 4. Low in Fat and Sodium 5. Most Alkaline of all Protein Sources 6. Easy ...

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