More Interesting Facts:
Did you know: Half a cup of lentils contains 9 grams of iron. You can find lentils in Souptacular’s Lentil Lovers, Tandoori Hot Pot, and Autumn Harvest soups.
Legumes are high in protein, which can help regulate blood sugar, improving energy and concentration. Peas, beans and lentils are all legumes! Half a cup of peas or beans provides 8 grams of protein.
Legumes are high in complex carbohydrates, which take the body longer to absorb as sugars, and trigger only a moderate rise in insulin levels. Eating complex carbs helps to stabilize appetite, and results in fewer carbohydrates stored as fat. Half a cup of chickpeas or pinto beans contain 22 grams of carbohydrates.
Legumes are high in soluble fibre, with a half-cup of peas or beans providing 8 grams of total fibre, and chickpeas or pinto beans providing 6 grams of total fibre.
Souptacular legume mixes are FAT FREE, low in sodium (approximately 220mg-250mg per 1 cup serving), and contain NO M.S.G. Souptacular soups are also vegetarian and vegan.
The food items referred to above are measured in cooked quantities.