Genuine “alive seed” , a basic food for number of champions, the Green Lentil from Le Puy is an excellent vegetable with its nutritional value, often compared to a “vegetable steak” (especially if you serve lentils with cereals, among them bread).
Facilitating a better nutritional balance, the Green Lentil from Le Puy, due to its originality and taste, combines perfectly culinary pleasure with good physical condition and health research.
Some nutritionists even argue that consumption of dried vegetables, among them, the Green Lentil from Le Puy, helps to lower the cholesterol level. (Ref. “Fabulous legumes”). The French Committee for health Education (C.E.E.S.) argues in favor of consumption of dried vegetables, and this several times a week.
Fountain of Youth and reservoir of energy, the Green Lentil from Le Puy is rich in proteins (basic food, muscles are made primarily of proteins), in carbohydrates energy boosting food), in minerals (essential for the proper functioning of an organism)
Compared to other lentil varieties, this lentil has a lower seed coat/ total mass ratio.
• is less rich in starch and also less farinaceous
• richer in minerals, sugary and also tastier
• richer in trace elements, and also essential for the organism
The most part of total energy in the Green Lentil from Le Puy comes from slow release carbohydrates.
In association with fibre, they oppose to the notion of so called empty calorie foods denounced by the nutritionists.
The modern diet often suffers from an absence of vitamins and minerals
The consumption of Green Lentils from Le Puy helps to correct efficiently this deficiency.