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Updated 01 March 2013

Lentils

Lentils are a good source of protein and iron and may help to maintain bone strength and manage menopausal symptoms.

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Lentils are a source of both isoflavones and lignan phyto-oestrogens. They are a good source of protein and iron and may help to maintain bone strength and manage menopausal symptoms.

Lentils, combined with soya, leads to optimal isoflavone levels.

An average serving of cooked lentils (120g) can be eaten daily, especially by menopausal women.


Calories 104
Fibre 3,8 g
Iron 3,5mg
Folate 30mcg
Per 100g boiled
 
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