Lentils are a dried bean and member of the legume family. Recipes for stews, soups and salads frequently include lentils. The beans nutrients include iron, magnesium, folate and fiber. Lentils help keep the heart healthy... More »

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Lentils are a nutritious food. Lentils are high in dietary fiber, protein and iron. One cup of cooked lentils contains 16 grams of fiber, 18 grams of protein and 36 percent of the daily iron requirement; they are also a ... More »

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Lentils supply a significant amount of carbohydrates; a 1/2 cup serving of cooked lentils provides 20 grams, which the body uses for energy. Lentils are also high in dietary fiber, a complex carbohydrate. One serving has... More »

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The legume family contains many high-protein foods, such as beans, lentils and peanuts. Legumes are plants that have pods containing rows of seeds inside, and these seeds are typically removed and dried prior to eating. ... More »

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Some foods with high amounts of water-soluble fiber include vegetables; the legume family, which includes peas, lentils, peanuts and beans; and fruits, though some fruits have more soluble fiber than others. Grains are a... More »

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Vegan chili is a delicious dish made with kidney beans, white beans, lentils, tofu and fresh vegetables. Vegan chocolate cake is moist and rich with flavor and is ready to eat in one hour. More »

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Peanuts grow underground, not on trees because as legumes, they are related to lentils, beans and peas rather than to walnuts. Peanuts are small plants that produce their flowers above ground, while the peanuts, which ar... More »

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