Water lentils contain an equivalent nutrient density to greens such as kale, spinach and moringa. They are recognized as a high source of iron, calcium, Vitamin A and Vitamin B12, as well as a good source of zinc and magnesium.
Water lentils contain both soluble and insoluble fiber, promoting weight loss, regulating digestion and keeping you full for longer periods of time.
These little plants contain everything from plant protein to omega-3 fats.
Both lutein and zeaxanthin are naturally occurring carotenoids that have been studied for their ability to improve both brain and eye heath. Water lentils have significant amounts of both!
Water lentils are filled with antioxidants which are known to lower risks of chronic disease, fight free radicals and lower cholesterol levels.
Unlike other plants, water lentils contain a complete amino acid profile.
Both soluble and insoluble fiber are important for healthy digestion.
Calcium is essential for bones, teeth and heart function.
Iron is important for oxygen transport and red blood cell function.
Studied for abilities to lower LDL cholesterol and lower risk of chronic disease, antioxidants are critical to maintaining good health.
Water lentils are the only plant-based source of Vitamin B12, which is essential for nerve and red blood cell function.
Often low for individuals on a plant-based diet, zinc is important for the immune system and other cell functions.
Water lentils are a good source of magnesium, which is used for hundreds of reactions within the body.
Omega-3 fats have been proven to be heart healthy and help to lower LDL cholesterol.
Two carotenoids, lutein and zeaxanthin, have been studied for their ability to enhance brain health and improve eyesight.
Water lentils have more calcium than a cup of milk. 1/4 cup serving of water lentils contains 321 mg of calcium, which is more than the 299 mg of calcium that you get from 1 cup of nonfat dairy milk!
A serving of water lentils contains more iron at 11.4 mg than a 12 oz steak, which provides 6.1 mg of iron. Additionally, one serving of water lentils also contains more iron than 1 cup of spinach at 0.8 mg iron.
Water lentils contain more Vitamin A per serving than carrots and butternut squash at 200 mcg RAE and 128 mcg RAE, respectively.
*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.