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Chickpea and Tuna Cream
18 February 2016 - Nutrition
Chickpea and Tuna Cream

Great snacks to eat mid-morning or mid-afternoon are chickpeas and tuna. In the global count of their nutrients present, the budget is in favor of proteins.
It is advisable to consume this food as part of a basic training program (medium and long-intensity training) or in a program of recovery and organic construction. If the cream is spread on bread, it increases the intake of carbohydrates, thus the food can be consumed in anticipation of higher intensity workouts or to restore spent energy.

At the base of this plate there are chickpeas that, in addition to being rich in fiber, contain potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, iron, zinc, vitamins E, C, A, and B. The presence of vitamin B9 in the chickpeas does contribute to the formation of red and white blood cells, so their consumption may help prevent anemia. Chickpeas, amongst their many qualities, also have the valuable property of being rich in calcium and folic acid.

They also contain a good dose of both proteins and carbohydrates. Specifically, in a pound of chickpeas there are 8.9 grams of protein, 18.7g carbohydrates, 2.5g of fats, 8.6g of fiber, and 2.8 milligrams of iron. Among other things chickpeas also have a low glycemic index; therefore, in addition to being recommended for diabetics, they become an essential dish for the success of any weight-loss diet.

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