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- Certification: Organic
- Origin: Turkey
Green lentils are dried, whole legumes, earthy and mild in flavor. They are an excellent source of protein, fiber and iron. High in soluble fiber. Green lentils as part of a dietary staple help to lower cholesterol, reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, and stabilize blood sugar levels.
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From the Shanti Tea Canada Blog
Ayurvedic Cleansing Kitchari - by Safiya Motala
A lot of cleanses and detoxes out there may leave you feeling lighter, but also a bit crazy and deprived. Kitchari (or kitchadi) cleansing is deeply rooted in Ayurveda. The concept is a meal that is easy to digest and nourishing for the body. Kitchari offers a complete protein, and essential nutrients for your body.
About this cleanse
This cleanse is a monodiet, which means you will be eating this for all meals each day. Generally, a kitchari cleanse is followed from a short 3-day cleanse, to a longer 2 weeks. If this is your first time, start with 3 days. For breakfast, some kitchari cleanses suggest a simple oatmeal could be substituted for kitchari.
Look for split yellow mung beans. This is recommended because it is said to not produce gas, which is important when considering that the point of a kitchari diet is to have a meal that is easy to digest. White basmati rice is used for the same reason. The hull is removed, making it easier on digestion than brown rice.
There are many versions of kitchari available, but all follow the same basic concept -...