Fat Burning Food: Lentils

 

lentils

 

Lentils are category of legumes. Legumes normally grow in pods. Lentils provide very low calories. It low in fat but full in fiber. As it is high fiber food that makes you feel full with small amount of food. This property of lentils promotes weight lose. If you want to burn fat you have to stick to nutrition rich foods and avoid processed foods. For this purpose you need to go with vegetables, fruits, beans, seeds, lentils containing foods.

 

You won’t believe that half cup lentils contain incredibly less calories, only 115 calories. Same amount of lentils contains 9 grams of protein and 20 grams of protein. Lentils are very low in glycemic index. Slow carb like lentils take more times to digest and release glucose into your blood cells slowly. This process keeps your blood sugar level low that’s why you feel full stomach for longer period. Every ½ half-cup lentils has 8 grams of soluble fiber. Soluble fibers make you feel less hungry and boost your stool movement

 

Lentils recipe

 

Curried lentils

 

  • 250g lentils
  • 1  onion
  • 1tsp. garlic and 1 tsp. ginger
  • 1 tsp. turmeric and 1 tsp. cinnamon and cardamom
  • 1 tomato
  • 1 red chili
  • 1 handful coriander, finely chopped
  • Oil spray
  • Salt and pepper to taste

 

Preparation

Take some lentil in a pan and add cover three quarters of the pan with water. After boiling sometimes add turmeric, salt, pepper and boil it another half an hour. Then chop an onion and dice some tomatoes. Take some chili and slice in half and spray some oil in pan cook the onion until it gets brown color then add garlic ginger, chili, cinnamon, cardamom. When the lentils are cooked, add the onion stuff and serve in dish.