If you love eating falafel, you would easily describe it as a delicious, filling, comfort food. For some, it is a flavor that transports them back to their childhood home, for others, it is a newly discovered flavor in their city- – but either way, falafel holds a special place in the hearts of millions across the world.
But do you know why it is so satisfying? Did you know that falafel is a collection of superfoods in a delicious mobile-meal?
- Chickpeas are high in fiber: fiber is great for all the parts of our body we typically don’t want to talk about online… but know that your body needs fiber, and you are the only one who can provide it! Make good choices, and your body will love you back! Some studies even show that chickpeas help to lower your blood sugar. A great by-product: you feel satisfied for longer, making it easier to get through your day.Chickpeas also have iron, phosphate, magnesium, zinc and vitamin K! These are all important to bone health. Bones! We all need bones, right? So keeping them in good health at every stage of life is critical, and in that goal, falafel is again your friend!Potassium! You need it. It’s going to help your blood pressure, and it counters all the salt you put in your body every day!