Chickpeas

About the product: 

Chickpeas, sometimes known as Garbanzo beans, are a kind of legume. The most common form is round and beige in colour, although there are also black, green, and red versions. Their nutrients provide a variety of health advantages. 

Health Benefits: 

Chickpeas, like other legumes like lentils, are high in fibre and protein which is essential for bone, muscle, and skin health. They also include a variety of important vitamins and minerals. A cup of chickpeas contains about a third of an adult’s daily protein requirements. Chickpeas’ nutrients may also assist to avoid a variety of diseases namely:

  • Diabetes
  • Bone Health
  • Blood Pressure
  • Heart Health
  • Cancer
  • Cholesterol
  • Mental Health
  • Digestion and Regularity
  • Weight Management and Satiety
  • Anemia

Nutritional Value:

According to the United States Department of Agriculture, the quantity of each nutrient in 1 cup of chickpeas is shown in the table below.
According to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, it also displays how much of each nutrient a person should take each day. Age and gender, on the other hand, have different needs.

Nutrients

Amount in 1 cup of chickpeas (164 g)

Requirements per day

Energy (calories)

267

1,800–3,200

Protein (g)

14.4

46–56

Fat (g)

4.2

20–35% of daily calories should be fat

Carbohydrates (g)

44.7, including 7.8 g of sugar

130

Fiber (g)

12.5

22.4–33.6

Calcium (mg)

80.4

1,000–1,300

Iron (mg)

4.7

8–18

Magnesium (mg)

78.7

310–420

Phosphorus (mg)

274

700–1,250

Potassium (mg)

474

4,700

Zinc (mg)

2.5

8–11

Copper (mcg)

0.6

890–900

Selenium (mcg)

6.1

55

Vitamin C (mg)

2.1

75–90

Folate (mcg)

280

400

Choline (mg)

69.7

425–550

Beta carotene (mcg)

26.2

700–900

Vitamin E (mg)

0.6

15

Vitamin K (mcg)

6.6

75–120