All about HUMMUSProtein
Hummus is definitely a staple in Middle Eastern food. It is one of the oldest foods in the world and is eaten all over the Mediterranean. It has become a large trend to the HEALTH Conscious eater.
Hummus is made of chickpeas or garbanzo beans. It is traditionally mixed with olive oil, garlic, lemon and tahini paste.
Chickpeas are an excellent source of fiber. This is important for normal bowel movements and to prevent colon cancer. Chickpeas can help maintain blood sugar levels and are excellent for people with diabetes, insulin resistance or a family history of diabetes. They contain molybdenum, which is a trace mineral that is helpts to detoxify the body. Chickpeas also contain iron, manganese and tryptophan. This makes them an excellent dietary source for anemia, energy and depression!!