Did you know that 65-75% of the fiber found in garbanzos is insoluble? This means the fiber remains undigested until the last segment of your colon where it feeds beneficial bacteria which, in turn, produce large amounts of the coveted short-chain fatty acids (SCFAs). These SCFAs fuel the cells lining your intestinal wall and help reduce the risk of colon cancer.
Not only that, but chick pea consumption has been found to improve blood sugar control and insulin secretion, as well as improving blood-fat regulation (i.e., lowering LDL, total cholesterol, and triglycerides).
One Lemon Poppy Seed = 1/2 serving of beans (which = 1/2 serving of protein & 1/2 serving of vegetables!), 1/2 serving of fruit, and 1/2 serving of nutrient-dense seeds.
- Great source of plant protein
- NO added sugar
- Excellent source of antioxidants
- Whole-food ingredients
- A 1/2 serving of beans
- A 1/2 serving of fruit
- ORAC score TBD*
- What's ORAC?
*based on published values for oxygen radical absorbance capacity