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Lentils lowers the cholesterol

Lentil are rich in fiber, containing per 100-g portion. Fiber can prevent the body from absorbing cholesterol into the bloodstream. A small study that included 39 participants who had type 2 diabetes and were overweight or had obesity demonstrated the positive effects of eating lentils on cholesterol levels. After 8 weeks of eating 60 g of lentil sprouts per day, HDL levels improved, and LDL and triglyceride levels decreased.