Thursday, April 03, 2008

Healthiest Foods in the World: Lentils

Lentils: India

A great source of protein, lentils pack in cholesterol-lowering soluble fiber, and twice the amount of iron of other legumes. They’re also higher in B vitamins and folate, and the pigment in Beluga black lentils acts as an antioxidant and helps to protect against heart disease, cancer and the aging process in general.