Food item 14: Lentils
Lentils is mainly used to keep the sugar level normal in the blood since raised sugar level will lead to craving which means it leads to overweight. Lentils are rich in fiber, iron, vitamins and protein content which increase the energy level of the body. Moreover the lentils are specially used to reduce your belly fat and rich protein content helps to make blood sugar level low, keep proper blood pressure and avoid many cardiovascular diseases at bay. The lentils are easy to cook and it can be consumed in various forms since it is a rich protein source most of people who prefer vegetarian can consume this in their daily meal. It is said that if you intake 100 grams of lentils it provides you 116 calories.