The health benefits of chickpeas
Chickpeas are a nutritional powerhouse. Not only are they packed with protein and fibre, they’ve also been shown to reduce cholesterol. A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that people can lower their LDL cholesterol by five percent by eating one serving of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils a day.
The best part? Chickpeas can make you feel fuller. Which means not only do these crunchy roasted chickpea recipes taste delicious, they’ll also fill you up faster and help you lose weight. Research published in the journal Obesity found that eating one serving a day of beans, peas, chickpeas or lentils can increase fullness, and therefore help with weight management.
Here’s to enjoying a satisfying snack without worrying about harming your health. You won’t miss the chips with these tasty, easy roasted chickpea recipes.