ISRAEL: Hummus strikes a healthy chord, fights heart disease and cancer
Hummus, a popular Middle East staple made from chickpeas, is incredibly nutritious and found to be a factor contributing to good health, according to researchers at the Faculty of Agricultural, Food and Environmental Quality Science of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Dr Ram Reifen and Dr Shahal Abbo have found that hummus contains antioxidants which contribute to the prevention of heart disease and cancer. The researchers have succeeded in creating hybrid chickpeas, without using genetic engineering technology, which are high in antioxidants, protein and minerals, such as calcium. The research project showed that chickpeas have been found to be less allergenic than other high-protein plant food sources, such as soy.
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