Why eat chickpeas?
Well, I would say one of my most favorite among breakfast meals would be chickpeas.
Chickpeas can be a wholesome breakfast meal loaded with nutrition and crunch. They boost up and keep you energized throughout the day. So, if I am giving so much of attention to this bean then there is something amazing you need to know about this wonder bean which will only give you the “wow” feels. It is known that chickpeas are only naturally occurring bean and all other beans are patented which would have never been occurred in nature. Interesting isn’t it? Whether you add them to a salad, curry, soups, sandwiches or prefer them grind up as hummus they taste great in every way and can be a healthy addition to your daily diet. They are extremely high in protein and are suitable for all the diets. So, let us make some room for chickpeas in our body and get to know some more amazing facts and benefits below
Did you know?
- This original bean helps in proper functioning of the body, improves concentration power and strengthens the immune system.
- Iron in the chickpeas improves hemoglobin levels and blood flow to the heart.
- Fiber is very essential for our body and especially helps in preventing diabetes and many other diseases. It plays a huge role in our overall health, which is why eating high fiber foods has a wide range of benefits. Now you must be wondering why am I talking about fiber in detail because chickpeas are particularly high in fiber and people with type 1 diabetes who consume high fiber diets will have lower blood glucose levels.
- They are very low in fat and one of the healthiest I say.
- They control blood pressure levels.
- They are the best in providing the body with minerals and vitamins.
- Most importantly it provides the body with plant-based proteins too. Vegetarians rejoice!!
- So, these are some of the most essential points to be known for a healthy living.
Now coming to the nutrition facts of chickpeas. The picture below explains it very clearly.
– Vyshnavi , Certified Yoga Trainer, Bodhi Yoga Academy,Hyderabad