Food Science/soaking lentils


G wrote at 2011-01-13 22:43:50
The person that answered "Nutrients leak out." Is wrong.

The article quoted in that post actually states that soaking certain lentils increases in vivo protein digestion. A good thing.

Soaking makes them better, but is not necessary if short on time.

Marianne Duke wrote at 2013-01-31 23:26:17
Hello Joy,

What are your sources for your answers to the "1) .... soaking lentils" and "2).... eating raw spinach" questions?   Warm regards.

"Lentils don't need to be soaked.  Nutrients leak out.Lentils don't need to be soaked. Nutrients leak out. Se for further information

Spinach can't be eaten raw. See

I dont see problems with teh combination spinach and tofu.

AND, do you see your typing errors and why you need to proofread your typing?

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