Health and Nutrition

August 30, 2016

Chickpeas offer 4 surprising health benefits

Filed under: Diet,General Health — Doc Joe @ 2:33 pm

naturalhealth365.com/chickpeas-garbanzo-beans-1951.html

8/29/2016

(NaturalHealth365) Nutritionists and natural healers have long held chickpeas in high regard due to their undeniable merit as a superfood. These versatile little legumes not only boast a delicate, nutty flavor and a pleasing consistency, but they are also packed with high-quality plant protein, soluble and insoluble fiber, and beneficial polyunsaturated fatty acids.

However, recent studies have revealed that there is much more to chickpeas than their nutritive value.  Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, Egyptian peas, ceci beans and chana, actually combat life-threatening diseases – on four different fronts.  As researchers come forward to credit chickpeas with life-extending effects, they are beginning to better understand the nuts and bolts of how these tasty little morsels work their magic. (more…)

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