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Chickpeas are one legume belonging to the family of Papilonáceas, they need a temperate climate to grow smoothly.

Chickpeas originated in the southwest of Turkey, then moved to the Mediterranean basin and Europe, then Africa, America and Australia. It has been cultivated since prehistoric times.

Currently, the main producing countries are India, Turkey, Pakistan, Mexico, Iran, Ethiopia and Spain, Italy, Central America Chickpeas are high in calories, fiber, carbohydrates (sugars), protein, fat and ash, this is why they are not recommended for weight loss diets and you should consume them in small quantities.

Chickpeas contain

  • Vitamin E
  • Potassium
  • Phosphorus
  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Sodium
  • Folic Acid
  • Antioxidant
  • Methionine

Chickpeas benefits

  • Reduce cholesterol
  • Intestinal transit
  • Diabetes
  • Anemia
  • Growth
  • Anticarcinogenic
  • Diuretic
  • Hypertension
  • Restorative

Chickpea oil (Garbanzo oil)

These type of oil contains high levels of amino acids, which promote the synthesis of melanin, the pigment of the skin and combat the characteristic white spots of vitiligo. This protein can regenerate the pigment cells of the skin and help treat the disease.

The researchers applied chickpeas oil directly on the skin of volunteer patients, obtaining results which they described as successful.

While this news certainly generates enthusiasm, the fact is that the cure for this disease has not yet appeared, and science must continue investigating it thoroughly to uncover its secrets.

Source: otramedicina.com


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