Hummus, Raw Veggies, Organic Blue Corn Chips

The chickpeas used in hummus are high in iron, folate, phosphorus and B vitamins (all especially important for vegetarians and vegans who may be lacking in these nutrients). Lemon juice also contains a high level of immunity-boosting vitamin C and antioxidants.

Additional Benefits:

  • Ingredients like beans, lemon and garlic) have been shown to be very anti-inflammatory, and inflammation is the root cause of many chronic disease.
  • Good source of Plant-based protein:  chickpeas base for hummus is high in protein, which can help to make you feel full and less likely to snack on junk food between meals.
  • Fights illness and disease: beans and chickpeas in particular, have been shown to help balance cholesterol levels, reduce hypertension and protect against heart disease.
  • Helps Digestion and Intestinal Health: chickpeas excellent source of fiber which helps to foster a healthy digestive system, makes you feel and satisfied, and improves cardiovascular health
  • High in Vitamins and Minerals:  in addition to chickpeas being high in protein, fiber they also are high in iron, folate, phosphorus and B vitamins (micronutrients)
  • Supports Bone heath:  Sesame seeds (another good source for you to use) is in tahini used in humus.  Sesame seeds are good source of bone building minerals which include zinc, copper, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, iron and selenium
  • Protects Heart Health: Studies show that diets rich in extra virgin olive oil, one of the main ingredients used in hummus, help prevent cardiovascular disease.  Consuming good-quality olive oil has been correlated with improved blood pressure levels, glucose metabolism and reducing harmful cholesterol
  • Boosts Your Energy: Chickpeas, like all beans and legumes, contain starch, which is a complex carbohydrate that the body is able to use steadily for energy.  Starches contain natural sugars (glucose) which our bodies can use for many functions like running!