Did you know that lentils, though small, are more than mighty! lentils are amazing for your health, they help to aid with numerous illness’s such as lowering cholesterol for example, lentils are packed with soluble fibre, this helps in lowering your cholesterol, reducing risk of heart disease and keeping your arteries squeaky clean. Insoluble dietary fibre found in lentils helps in preventing constipation and helps to keep your digestive system running smoothly. You may find if you suffer from irritable bowel syndrome or diverticulosis adding more lentils into your diet should help ease it. Although lentils contain almost everything your body could need they are still extremely low in calories and contain almost no fat at all. One cup of lentils contains only 230 calories however still leaves you feeling fully satisfied.