Riding on the vegan, gluten-free and protein-packed wave, chickpea is proving itself to be full of benefits to our bodies.
Cultivated since ancient times by Egyptians, Greeks and Romans, this legume is rich in proteins and fibers, vitamin B complex, calcium, iron, magnesium, and other minerals.
With so many nutrients, chickpea is a must in diets.
Many people have never tried this special grain, but it doesn’t stop chickpea from showing up in many different meals, like hamburgers, salads, soups, and even desserts.
A very famous Arab recipe made with chickpea is Hummus Tahine, very used by vegetarians, because it’s a great source of protein.
After all these trivia, it’s time to see a list of 7 amazing benefits you can have by consuming chickpeas.
Are you interested? Want to learn how to consume chickpea?
You can consume this legume in many different ways, such as soups, salads, hamburgers, snacks etc. A good idea is to mix it with wholegrain cereals, like rice, providing good quality protein almost free of water and fat.
You can eat a big spoonful or a medium ladle of chickpea per day, at most.
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