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Hummus meal

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Ingredients to prepare hummus

2 cans of low sodium chickpea, washed and drained

1 tbsp. olive oil

1/4 cup lemon juice

2 garlic cloves, peeled and mashed

1/4 tsp ground black pepper

1/4 tsp Paprika

3 tbsp. tahini

2 tbsp. chopped parsley

Nutritional specialist notes

  • Hummus  is one of the dishes that are always recommended to be included in the diet, especially for diabetics because it contains iron, especially if it was prepared at home and not bought since the hummus, which is bought in shops, contains preservatives rich in salts, hummus is rich in tahini, which also provides the body with calcium.
  • What distinguishes hummus the most is that it is rich in plant proteins.
  • Rich in dietary fiber, which can fill the stomach and feel full for a long time, making it at the forefront of the best options for those who want to lose weight, especially if taken before the main meals.

Hummus and diabetics

  • In general, we recommend diabetics, who suffer from low blood sugar especially in the hours of the night or early morning, to eat a night meal before going to sleep where we recommend to use hummus, tahini, avocado or any fatty ingredient that maintains sugar levels up to early morning hours, ie during long hours of sleep
  • It is important to pay attention to the amount of bread if you eat it, which is the thing that affects sugar, not hummus.

Hummus and heart patients

  • Contains antioxidants, vitamin C, potassium and rich in dietary fiber making it an ideal choice for cardiovascular patients.

Hummus and pregnant women

  • Hummus meal is a suitable snack for pregnant women in all months of pregnancy.
  • Rich in plant protein necessary for the growth of cells and tissues of your fetus.
  • Rich in many minerals important for the health of the mother and fetus such as potassium.
  • Rich in antioxidants useful in strengthening immunity,