The health benefits of chickpeas

Dried chickpeas are the base for our beautiful falafel. They are also known as garbanzo beans. They are getting more known now but they have been grown for thousands of years in the Middle East and eaten. So falafel is being eaten for a very long time.

The nutty flavour of chickpeas goes very well with other food. Chickpeas are a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber and offer different health benefits for people in Utrecht.

Chickpeas also have a lot of protein and are an excellent substitute for meat in vegetarian and vegan diets.

Falafel in Utrecht

The chickpeas in falafel keep your appetite under control. Protein and fiber work together to slow your digestion. Which keeps you full.

For people who don’t eat animal products chickpeas are a perfect food because of the protein in garbanzo beans.

Chickpeas also support your blood sugar control.