Nutritional benefits of chickpeas
What are chickpeas?
Chickpeas have a rounded shape ending in a small tip at one end.
Their skin is thin, almost transparent or slightly brown.
Its interior has the same color and it is easily separated into two equal halves.
It tastes sweet and shows a thick and dense texture.
What are the main nutrients of chickpeas? Composition of chickpeas
As an energy source, 100 grams of chickpeas give us 364 calories.
Their proportion of nutrients are divided into:
Vitamins and minerals in chickpeas:
- Minerals in chick peas: Chickpeas are rich in potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, calcium, iron, zinc, manganese and selenium, and even small amounts of copper and sodium.
- Vitamins in chickpeas: Chick peas contain a lot of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B3 and vitamin B9, also small amounts of other B vitamins, and vitamin E.
Nutritional characteristics of chickpeas
Photo of cooked chickpeas
Chickpeas in the kitchen
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