The healing power of chickpea powder

Health designmutt August 8, 2016 0 1
Chickpea flour is a healthy product. There are many proteins which makes it ideal for people who want to do muscle building. Additionally chickpea flour also has medicinal properties. The body is better able to regulate blood sugar if you eat chickpea flour. This is already noticeable after one serving. That already are some interesting facts about this meal, an exceedingly healthy product that will stand for the first time in your closet, after reading all the culinary and health properties.
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  • General information chickpea flour
  • Naming
  • Chickpea powder contains proteins
  • Chickpea powder is gluten
  • Chickpea powder and blood sugar
  • Agreements with gram flour
  • Make chickpea powder itself
  • Chickpea flour and milk powder substitute
  • Some other facts
  • Good for the intestines
  • Food and beverage tips chickpea flour

General information chickpea flour

Powder chickpeas or chickpea flour is not a new product. It has a long tradition in Arab culinary history. That makes it all the stranger that the health effects remain poorly studied. Yet there is something known. Chickpea flour seems to be just as healthy as pea flour; there pointing from the first to examine.


We use Latin names in science. The Latin name of the chickpea plant Cicer arietinum. In English you will be able to take this kind of flour called gram flour, garbanzo flour, besan or chickpea flour.
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Chickpea powder contains proteins

Chickpea flour is rich in protein. If you want extra proteins in a delicious and healthy way you can think of pancakes with chickpea powder and flour. Proteins are the building blocks of muscles. If you go to the gym, it is important to eat extra protein. Then build the muscles better. Chickpea flour is a harmless and natural way to get your protein. Also pea flour and nuts are eligible for a protein-rich plant-based diet.

Chickpea powder is gluten

Chickpea flour is a gluten-free flours. You can mix it with other flours to bake a delicious bread. You can even use just chickpea flour. It fits in a diet for people with celiac disease. Incidentally, German researchers say that much that chickpea flour is incorporated which is different in structure and humidity.

Chickpea powder and blood sugar

Australian researchers found in 2005 that chickpea flour has a blood sugar leveling effect. The study participants were not sick. A group of 12 participants was just bread and another group received bread with chickpea flour. It turned out that the latter group showed fewer spikes in blood sugar levels. The researchers hope that scientists will study this phenomenon do so more definitive conclusions can be drawn from the findings.

Agreements with gram flour

There is in 2015 only limited research on chickpea powder and the health effects on humans. There is much research into the effects on pea powder. The studies that have been done indicate just like peas powder seems that it is good against diabetes mellitus and as wheyvervangend way to get protein. Includes both products that it is good for the intestines.

Make chickpea powder itself

Chickpea powder, you can make yourself. It's not difficult. You can make it into an electric coffee grinder. It takes a bit long. Therefore, you can also just put in a kitchen blender grind and leave a long time. If it is a powder do you can get back out of the mixer. The powder can collect in a drum or container.

Chickpea flour and milk powder substitute

Mexican research from 1987 shows that with chickpea flour can make an excellent milk that is lactose-free. The researchers have just figured it must be created with an extra amino acid; methionine. Then the chickpea milk would work well in malnourished children with lactose intolerance. You can easily create chickpeas milk by boiling the flour with water and allowing it to cool again. Remember that it is never good to use something every day for months. Alternation with rice milk, almond milk or oatmeal milk is recommended if you want to create a vegan milk.

Some other facts

  • Polish research from 2015 mentions the fact that when chickpea flour is added to bakery products, less acrylamide will be created.
  • Chickpea flour is so common that researchers recommend in 2005 to use it as a supplement in third world countries where malnutrition is.

Good for the intestines

Australian study in 2007 reported that chickpea flour activates the intestinal peristalsis, incidentally, just like pea flour. The researchers believe that the high fiber value of chickpeas in connection with the improved intestinal peristalsis. Also, some participants report that their satiety persisted longer when they eat bread with chickpea flour. These two facts together mean the chickpea flour is good for the intestines. It can be recommended for people with constipation. Sometimes it is related to obesity with constipation; for them to extra chickpea flour or pea flour is recommended.

Food and beverage tips chickpea flour

Chickpea flour chickpea flour is used for centuries in Arab cuisine. You can do anything with it. You can use it basically as a substitute for flour. It is only much healthier than flour. Try to make this flour sauces, gravy and pancakes. You can also use it for sweet cakes. Furthermore, it is a meal that you can use to thicken soups. Below are more tips for chickpea flour.
  • Chickpea Flour can be used for baking bread.
  • Chickpea flour can be mixed with other flours to make a special kind of pancake flour.
  • Chickpea Flour you can cook with water and you have created an alternative milk drink.
  • This flour can be mixed with all kinds bakwaar also bakwaar sweet like cakes, pies, muffins, brownies and cookies.
  • Chickpea Flour can be done by a fruit smoothie to give it more strength and proteins. It also keeps you full longer because you crave less for the next stomach filling.
  • Doing something chickpea flour through your omeletmix and get an extra thick omelet.
  • Mix in the flour in the kitchen storage pot with chickpea flour. So you make your own flour mix