The consumption of chickpea helps prevent arteriosclerosis and all of its complications such as heart attack or other cardio vascular disease. Chickpea leaves have a significantly higher mineral content than cabbage and spinach. So many places cooked green chickpea leaves used as vegetable.
Minerals :- Calcium 49 mg. Iron 2.89 mg. Magnesium 48 mg. Phosphorus 168 mg. Potassium 291 mg.
Sodium 7 mg. Zinc 1.53 mg.
Health Benefits :-
* Increases satiety and resulting with weight loss
* High fiber also helps to balance pH levels and bacteria within the gut, increasing healthy bacteria while also decreasing unhealthy bacteria. An imbalance in gut flora bacteria is often linked to many different digestive problems.
.* Chickpeas have protective benefits against cancer, in particular colon cancer, due to their high fiber
* Zinc is an essential trace mineral that plays a role in over 100 important enzymatic reactions in the body.
* According to Ayurveda :-The paste made out of the seed is widely used in preventing hair fall and hair related problems. Its paste is applied on the skin specially the face to enhance the shine and glow on the face. It is also used to open the pores and blocked pores.
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