They are the dried kernels of the culture plants within the lens esculenta Moench (lens culuncaris, Medic) kind, which belong to the leguminosae family. Shell color of this sort of lentil is generally grayish-reddish.

Note: Due to its very low fat level content and its being a fat free product, lentil is a very healthy food resource.


Food Elements (110 gr) :

Calorie : 389
Calorie coming from fat : 0
Total fat : 1.94 gr.
Cholesterol : 0 mg.
Sodium : 19 mg.
Total carbohydrate : 27 gr.

Lentils contain vitamin B, phosphorous and magnesium.