Chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans) are an good source of protein, fiber, and various vitamins and minerals including folate and manganese. Chickpeas are often used as a meat substitute due to
their impressive protein and fiber content, two nutrients that increase satiety, keeping you full for longer. There are two types of fiber, soluble and insoluble. The fiber in chickpeas is soluble. It’s beneficial for gut health ,as it increases the number of healthy bacteria in your gut and keeps you regular!
Fun fact: When blended with tahini (sesame seed paste),oil, garlic, and lemon juice,chickpeas are transformed into hummus!