KAMANDE GREEN LENTILS BEANS – 5 KGS
Benefits of Kamande Green Lentils are relatively quick and easy to prepare, and their low cost makes them an accessible form of high quality protein for many people around the world. Lentils are grouped with beans and peas as part of the legume family because, like all legumes, they grow in pods. Kamande Green Lentils are high in protein and fiber and low in fat, which makes them a healthy substitute for meat. They’re also packed with folate, iron, phosphorus, potassium and fiber.
Kamande Green Lentils have very similar health benefits as beans, but they have a few advantages. Kamande Green are lower in phytates than beans. Phytates, decrease the body's ability to absorb micronutrients. In fact, red lentils may have less than 50% of the phytates than some low phytate varieties of corn, wheat, beans, and soybeans. Kamande Green Lentils are relatively quick and easy to prepare, and their low cost makes them an accessible form of high quality protein for many people around the world. Kamande Green Lentils are a variety of legumes mainly imported to Kenya from India. They resemble a tiny bean, grow in pods, and come in red, brown, black, and green varieties. They also contain high levels of protein and fiber. They make a great stew for Chapati and Rice dishes and are popular for their fast cooking. Kamande Green Lentils are high in fiber, which supports regular bowel movements and the growth of healthy gut bacteria. Eating Kamande Green lentils can increase your stool weight and improve your overall gut function.
Kamande Green lentils contain a broad range of beneficial plant compounds called phytochemicals, many of which protect against chronic diseases, such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes.
Kamande Green Lentils are a highly nutritious food. They are rich in minerals, protein, and fiber.
100 grams (g) of cooked lentils contains:
116 calories (kcal)
9.02 g of protein, 0.38 g of fat
20.13 g of carbohydrates, including 7.9 g of fiber and 1.8 g of sugar
Kamande Green Lentils also provide the following essential nutrients:
Folate, iron, manganese, phosphorus, thiamin, potassium, vitamin B-6
Kamande Green Lentils are also a source of:
Riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid, magnesium, zinc, copper, selenium