This is an amazing article – the author writes his experience with lentils and describes why you should include them in your dietary plans, even if you haven’t thought so.

With virtually no fat, just 230 calories per cup, we would would consider them one of those superfoods – and describes how it can lower your bad cholesterol levels.


My first encounter with lentils was back in the fifth grade when I won a contest guessing how many were in a jar. My prize? Lunch with my teacher Ms. Scribner, but I never did get to try the lentils. My loss. Because then it wouldn’t have taken me so long to discover just how delicious, nutritious, and good they are for my heart….via The Well-Intentioned Eater: I Heart Lentils – Global Animal

photo: Maggie Hoffman

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