Small Sicilian lentil, 500 gr

Small Sicilian lentil, 500 gr

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Lentils represent a mine in terms of protein, fiber, iron, magnesium and potassium: it is estimated that their iron content is much higher than meat, despite the fact that iron absorption is almost reduced and proteins of little value. biological. In fact, the proteins contained in lentils (and in legumes in general) are deficient in some essential amino acids (cysteine and methionine): it follows an inevitable lower assimilation of all amino acids. To overcome this drawback, it is advisable to associate lentils with pasta or cereals. Lentils are very nutritious and energetic: 100 grams of product provide 291 kcal. They consist of approximately 51% carbohydrates, 23% protein, 14% fiber, 1% fat and the remaining 11% water. Produced in: Sicily