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Eat It To Beat It: superfood lentils

Posted at 10:20 AM, Sep 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-10 10:21:02-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — September is prostate cancer awareness month.

The prostate cancer foundation says 30-percent of cancers are preventable through lifestyle changes, including eating better. Each day on Fox 4, we'll profile a superfood you can incorporate into your diet. The challenge is called the "Eat It To Beat It."

Today's superfood is lentils.

Lentils help prevent prostate cancer because of their high fiber content.

The fiber in lentils also helps regulate glucose levels and the release of sugar into your bloodstream.

You can eat lentils cooked in a soup or make it into a salad, combined with cooked vegetables.

To sign up for the "eat it to beat it" challenge, click here.

September Prostate Cancer Awareness Month