Nutritional Benifits

Chickpes , Oatmeal, and Chocolate

Chickpeas

Total Fat- 0.8 grams

saturated fat- 0.1 grams

polyunsaturated fat- 0.3 grams

monosaturated fat- 0.2 grams

Potassium- 109 mg

-Chickpeas are rich in dietary fiber

-Provide protein comparable to meat without all of the calories

-Strengthen blood vessels and lowers rate of heart attack

-Iron boost

Oatmeal

Oatmeal:

-Lower cholesterol levels

-Reduce risk of cardiovascular disease

-Stabilize blood sugar


Steel Cut Oats:

-Steel-cut oats, or Irish oatmeal, are made from whole-grain kernels called groats

-Instead of causing a spike in your blood sugar, steel-cut oatmeal allows it to rise slowly.

-Low on the glycemic index


Old Fashion Oats:

-steaming and rolling whole groats

-lower on the glycemic index than instant oatmeal

-sodium free food

Chocolate

Dark Chocolate:

-Made from the seed of cocoa plant

-Best sources of antioxidants

-Can lower risk of heart disease

- Rich in Fiber, Iron, Magnesium, Copper, Manganese

-Flavonols can protect against sun-induced damage

-Cocoa improved blood flow to the brain


Milk Chocolate:

-Reduce the risk of certain cardiovascular problems

-Reduce blood pressure for adults

-Can ease diarrhea symptoms


White Chocolate:

- White chocolate is the least nutritious of the three

-Cocoa butter is combined with milk and sugar

-Nutritional profile is reduced by the addition of milk and large quantities of sugar

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