Why water lentils?
When you care about your body, what you put in it and where it comes from nothing comes close to our core ingredient, water lentils. Sustainably aqua-farmed in Florida, this plant-based protein has the potential to change the world’s food supply. High quality, clean, green plant-protein all from a single plant.
Having all 9 essential amino acids from a single ingredient allows us to reduce our footprint and dependence on multiple crops. Water lentils grow all year-round and are harvested daily unlike most other crops that require more land and water resources than our tiny plant.
What Does it Taste Like?
Our water lentils have a sweet mild plant flavor, with a leafy organic odor. Our raw water lentil products are fantastic ingredients for savory dishes as well as mixing into your favorite smoothie recipe.
Is it Safe?
Our main ingredient recently received FDA GRAS Approval, which means that the FDA has certified our Water Lentil as safe. Our Water Lentils are also regularly tested for a variety of heavy metals to make sure that it passes all federal regulations and is safe for ingestion.
What is LENTEIN® then?
LENTEIN® is made from water lentils. Water lentils are LENTEIN®. Sometimes also known as lemna or duckweed.
LENTEIN® Complete is a powder typically containing 45% crude protein, which is extracted from plant species in the Lemnoideae family (water lentils). Contains Minimum antinutritionals. LENTEIN® is non-GMO and hypoallergenic – free from lactose, gluten, dairy, egg, and soy.
Rich in vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and micronutrients, water lentils have been described as the world’s most complete food source. Lentein® contains 45-50% high-quality plant protein and more essential and branch-chain amino acids than any other plant protein. It is also highly digestible compared to plant proteins, with a PDCAAS of 93.
How do Water Lentils fit into my diet?
Water Lentil is rich in health-promoting dietary fiber, omega-3 fat, minerals, and bioactive compounds. Omega-3 fatty acids are essential for optimal cardiovascular, brain, and eye function while the minerals provided are essential for proper health, growth, and development. One serving of our Water Lentil Superfood provides 38/55% of male/female RDA of Omega 3. Water Lentil is a good source of dietary fiber. It offers insoluble fiber which promotes weight loss, regular bowel movement, and prevents constipation.
It also offers soluble fiber which promotes gut health, diabetes protection and reduces blood cholesterol levels.