Benefits of Bengal Gram

Know the benefits of Bengal Gram/ Chickpeas/ Garbanzo Beans
Benefits of Bengal Gram
Bengal Grams are also known as Chickpeas or Garbanzo beans.

Health Benefits:

  • Garbanzo beans (chickpeas) provide an excellent source of molybdenum. They are also a very good source of folic acid and fiber.
  • They are a good source of protein, as well as minerals such as iron, copper and zinc.
  • It can help in improving blood sugar levels.
  • Garbanzo beans contain both soluble and insoluble dietary fiber, which help to remove cholesterol containing bile from the body, and also prevents digestive disorders like irritable bowel syndrome and diverticulitis.
  • Garbanzo beans also contain lots of protein and manganese, which is a cofactor in a variety of enzymes that help with the bodies energy production.
  • Garbanzo contain phytochemicals called saponins, which can act as antioxidants. It could lower the risk of breast cancer, protect against osteoporosis and minimise hot flushes in post-menopausal women.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 1 cup (200.0 g)
Amount Per Serving : Calories(728), Calories from Fat 109

% Daily Value*

Total Fat (12.1g)19%
Saturated Fat (1.3g)6%
Polyunsaturated Fat(5.4g)-
Monounsaturated Fat (2.7g)-
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 48mg2%
Total Carbohydrates (121.3g)40%
Dietary Fiber (34.8g)139%
Sugars (21.4g)-
Protein (38.6g)-
Vitamin A3%
Vitamin C13%
Calcium21%
Iron69%