Daily Mail: Replace your rice and potatoes with lentils!
Eating lentils could also combat high blood pressure, according to a study published in March.
The ‘amazing’ trial on rats revealed the pulse, commonly used in curries and soups, can slash blood pressure as it rises with age.
High blood pressure, medically known as hypertension, is a silent killer and can lead to strokes, heart attacks and heart failure.
The NHS reportedly spends around £2 billion each year on dishing out medications to combat dangerously high blood pressure.
But the University of Manitoba study offered hope of a cheap, easy and tasty way of combating the condition, and discovered lentils could reverse declines in blood vessel health, too.