Considered Nuts It is a favorite of many due to its versatility and delicious taste, especially when salted and well fried, with some health experts warning of its dangers if it is prepared incorrectly.
Dr. Artyom Leonov, a Russian nutritionist, declared that lentils can be harmful to the body if not soaked before eating.
In an interview with the Russian news agency “Novosti”, the expert pointed out that walnuts, almonds, pistachios and cashews are useful for replenishing the body and improving the work of the heart and blood vessels. But it can be harmful to the body if not used properly.
Substances that inhibit the activity of enzymes
In addition, he revealed that they contain many microscopic mineral elements, dietary fiber and proteins, while at the same time they contain substances that inhibit the activity of enzymes.
He pointed out that all the beneficial substances in it are inactive because they are limited to natural preservatives, so they do no good to the body and water neutralizes these natural preservatives.
Soak for 6-8 hours
Overall, the Russian expert confirmed that when the nuts are soaked in water, all the nutrients in them return to the active state that is beneficial to the body.
He explained that lentils are very effective when soaked in water for 6-8 hours before eating, only then can the energy of nature stored in them be obtained.
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