Thursday, February 11, 2016

Goodies of Chickpea

Chickpea

Chickpea are one of nutritious beans from legume family which also includes different types of beans, soybeans and lentils.
Chickpeas are
1.High in proteins
2.Rich in both soluble and insoluble fibers, which helps prevent constipation as well as digestive disorders.
3.Contains source of trace mineral manganese, which helps in energy production.
4.High iron content, which is important for women,
5. Stabilizes blood sugar level
6.They have low glycaemic index which means the carbohydrate in it are broken down and digested slowly which is helpful in weight reduction.
7.Regular in take can lower LDL (bad) cholesterol.
8.Due to high fiber content and low glycaemic index they are excellent for weight reduction.
9.They also contains vitamins. 

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