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With almost 9 grams of protein and 8 grams of fiber per cooked serving, lentils are slightly higher in protein and fiber than black beans and chickpeas. The folate content present in lentils helps prevent neural tube defects in women, aids in the formation of red blood cells and in maintaining homocysteine levels, which keeps hypertension in check. Adding lentils to soups, casseroles and meat sauces to add extra texture and flavour as well as lower their fat level.