Chick Peas (also known as Garbanzo Beans) provide an excellent source of molybdenum. They are a very good source of folic acid, fiber, and manganese. They are also a good source of protein, as well as minerals such as iron, copper, zinc, and magnesium. As a good source of fiber, Chick Peas can help lower cholesterol and improve blood sugar levels. This makes them a great food especially for diabetics and insulin-resistant individuals. When served with high quality grains, chickpeas are an extremely-low-fat, complete protein food.
Molybdenum which is a trace mineral that is needed for the body's mechanism to detoxify sulfites. Sulfites are a preservative commonly found in wine, luncheon meats, and lettuce packs. Sulfite-sensitive individuals who are deficient in molybdenum may experience headaches, a racing heartbeat, or confusion.
Individuals who have a history of oxalate-containing kidney stones should avoid over consuming chickpeas.
This product is worth 15 Green Points