Hummus- A natural and healthy salad contains chickpea, tahini and spices, all are valuable sources of protein, iron and calcium and an array of other minerals such as magnesium, copper, and zinc. Tahini for example contains 10 times the calcium than any dairy product, and chickpeas contain at least the same amount of protein as in any dairy or beef products without all the other harmful ingredients one would find in them. Hummus contains a significant amount of fibers which bind bile acids in the small intestine, and thus lower the LDL ( Bad Cholesterol) levels in the blood .
This nutritional supremacy gives Hummus a few benefits important for every health seeker:
- Weight management
- Diabetes Prevention.
- Cardiovascular Disease Prevention.
- Low Glycemic Index
- Promotes a peaceful state of mind