Chickpeas

  1. They are high in fiber
    fiber keeps the colon healthy, which helps prevent colon cancer and diverticulitis. Eating high-fiber foods has also been shown to reduce blood pressure and inflammation, in turn promoting heart health.
  2. They are a good source of protein
    it turns out that getting enough protein might be the key to a faster metabolism and a leaner body, without counting calories.  They also contain small amounts of essential amino acids—the type that can’t be produced by our bodies but are usually found in animal meat.
  3. The high level of calcium, magnesium and vitamin K found in chickpeas are essential for building and maintaining bone strength.

Recipes :
hummus
Chickpea pizza with avocado, pesto and feta topping

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