Syria produces good quality of red lentils and split lentils, and the protein of these lentils is considered one of the highest compared to other origins.
Lentils are a low calorie, low fat and cholesterol free food. Lentils provide more folic acid than any other unfortified food. Lentils are also an important source of iron. Eating lentils helps the body absorb iron more efficiently, and they are also protein rich.