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Lentils Vs. Meat

Going meatless on Mondays but concerned about proteins? Lentils are an excellent vegetarian source of protein. Packed with dietary fiber, lentils are great for managing your cholesterol and blood-sugar. Lentils also provide good to excellent amounts of important minerals and vitamins - all with virtually no fat. They're brimming with iron too which makes lentils an energy-promoting food for all. WHY LENTILS? Lentils make a great substitute for meat in a lot of recipes, because they are much cheaper and more environmentally friendly. Lentils are more nutrient-dense than beef, providing vitamins, minerals, protein, and fiber while containing less fat and fewer calories. In fact, gram-for-gram, lentils have more protein than beef. 1. Lentils aid in digestion2. Lentils promote a healthy heart3. Lentils...

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