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Benefits of healthy chickpeas and its balanced nutrients


Hummus is a vegetable species that follows the legume legume. Its fruit is oval and has two seeds. The native habitat for chickpeas is India, where it produces about 70% of the chickpeas worldwide. Other countries that produce chickpeas include Mexico, Turkey and Mediterranean countries. Hummus does not grow in drought, in extreme heat, or in extreme cold.

Benefits of chickpeas
Because a large number of India's population is primarily vegetarian, Homs is a major source of protein. It is also an essential part of the traditional food of the peoples living around the shores of the Mediterranean. Perhaps this is what has led in modern cities and urban areas to consider that hummus is the food of the poor, on the contrary despite the low price of chickpeas compared to some other foods, Serious diseases, also has a very high nutritional value.

Hummus helps reduce cholesterol levels and strengthens the nervous system. Hummus is a balanced nutrient, meaning it contains a large percentage of energy (364 calories per 100 grams of chickpeas) and is an important source of the most important nutrients, Vitamin C and (e) but in small quantities, also contains a large proportion of protein and fat, we will talk about it in detail.


There are many nutrients in chickpeas and most important:
  • Protein: Hummus contains a large amount of proteins, where the proportion of protein in chickpeas to 19.3% of its weight, which is equal to or greater than the proteins found in meat and eggs, but less than the proteins found in other legumes such as soy, lentils or beans. These proteins are complete and contain all the essential and non-essential amino acids except for the amino acid methionine, which is not even in large amounts. Eating grains such as wheat, rice or oatmeal with chickpeas, compensates for this deficiency in methane, Provides the body with a protein of excellent biological value.
  • Carbohydrates: Hummus contains a very large amount of carbohydrates by 43.3% and a high proportion of starch, as starch slowly turns to glucose during digestion, but must be digested well.
  • Fat: Hummus contains 6.4% of healthy fats, much more than the fat in lentils or beans, but less than the fat found in soy.
  • Vitamins: Hummus contains a lot of vitamins B, each 100 grams of it provides the body with 0.477 of vitamin B1, one third of the amount claimed by the body in one day, and the benefits of chickpeas his mother a good source of vitamins B (2) and B.6). It also contains abundant amounts of folate, as every 100 grams of chickpeas per day provides the body three times the recommended amount daily.
  • Minerals: Iron is one of the most common minerals found in chickpeas. Each 100 grams contains 6,24 milligrams of iron, which is three times the amount found in meat. However, meat damage is frequent in the diet. It also contains phosphorus (377 mg), potassium (875 mg), manganese (115 mg), calcium (105 mg) and zinc (3.43 mg) per 100 grams of chickpeas.
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