8 Surprising Benefits of Chickpeas

Protein is usually associated with meat and dairy. One cup of chickpeas has more protein than three eggs. 

Protein Rich

Chickpeas, of course, are high in fiber, which helps prevent constipation. Chickpeas provide almost half the daily fiber recommendation in one cup.

Maintains Regular

Canadian Medical Association Journal research found that eating 3/4 cup of chickpeas daily may cut "bad" cholesterol by 5% and reduce cardiovascular disease risk by 6%. 

Reduces heart disease risk

“By intentionally supplementing with magnesium—or incorporating magnesium-rich foods like chickpeas—you can experience less anxiety and more relaxation in your daily life.”

Stress-free, better sleep

It’s loaded with flavorful veggies and has a mix of plant and animal protein, providing 20g, which will keep you satisfied for hours.

Prolongs satiety

One cup of canned chickpeas provides 18% of pregnant women's recommended daily consumption. 

Aids pregnancy

Chickpeas make you gassy? Moderation matters. She recommends gently adding fiber to each meal from a variety of sources.

Aids Digestion

Poon claims chickpeas provide vital fatty acids that improve skin health. They include beta carotene , which protects skin cells from free radicals and UV radiation.

Improves Skin



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