Chickpeas

Chickpeas Nutrition Benefits Recipes

Food is Medicine: enjoy these simple recipes and discover how chickpeas can support your health and wellness.

Chickpeas nutrition, benefits, recipes.Great for vegetarians, chickpeas (or garbanzo beans) are part of the legume family and are packed full of protein as well as a many other highly beneficial nutrients.

 

  • 117 calories / 100 grams
  • 67% water

Nutrition:

  • Vitamins A, B6, B-Complex, E & K
  • Calcium
  • Copper
  • Folate
  • Iron
  • Phosphorus
  • Manganese
  • Riboflavin (B2)
  • Thiamin (B1)
  • Dietary fibre

 

Health Benefits May Include:

  • Promote satiety and support healthy weight management.
  • Regulate blood sugar and reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
  • Improve digestive health and reduce the risk of irritable bowel syndrome and colon cancer.
  • Protect against a range of chronic diseases.

Chickpeas Nutrition Health Benefits & Recipes:

For a further detailed nutritional analysis of chickpeas, search:

The Australian Food Composition Database.

To learn more about how  chickpeas can fit into a healthy and balanced eating pattern, search:

The Australian Dietary Guidelines or Nutrition Australia's Healthy Eating Pyramid.

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