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Updated 01 March 2013

Chickpeas

Chickpeas contain phytochemicals called saponins, which can act as antioxidants.

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Chickpeas contain phytochemicals called saponins, which can act as antioxidants. Chick peas can help to lower cholesterol levels and are also a good source of protein and folate.

Dried chickpeas must be soaked overnight before cooking.

One serving of chick peas is 105g. They can be used in soups, salads or casseroles, or they can be puréed.


Calories 121
Fibre 4,3g
Protein 8,4g
Folate 54mcg
Per 100g
 
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