Red Lentils


These little legumes provide a flavourful, meaty bulk to various meals. Often used in indian cooking for various dhals, lentils can be used as a satisfying, healthy part of many diets.

One of lentils strong nutritional contributions along with other legumes is its high contribution to protein intake. Beyond it's high contents of plant-based protein, lentils contain considerable quantities of folate and other various minerals.

Studies of interest

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  1. Polyphenol-rich lentils and their health promoting effects.
    International journal of molecular sciences. 2017 Nov;18(11):2390.

Global Production Map


Water7.82 g
Energy358 kcal
15 %
Protein23.91 g
Fats2.17 g
Carbs63.1 g
Fiber10.8 g
Sugars0 g
Calcium48 mg
4 %
Iron7.39 mg
49 %
Magnesium59 mg
16 %
Phosphorus294 mg
24 %
Potassium668 mg
14 %
Sodium7 mg
Zinc3.6 mg
40 %
Copper1.303 mg
146 %
Manganese1.716 mg
107 %
Selenium0 µg
Vit C1.7 mg
3 %
Thiamin0.51 mg
51 %
Riboflavin0.106 mg
11 %
Niacin1.495 mg
11 %
Vit B60.403 mg
34 %
Folate204 µg
51 %
Vit B120 µg
Vit A3 µg
Vit E0 mg
Vit D0 µg
Vit K0 µg
Sat Fat0.379 g
Mono Fat0.5 g
Poly Fat1.137 g
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Caffeine0 mg