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  • Chickpea

    It is an affordable source of protein, carbohydrates, minerals and vitamins, folate, beta-carotene and health-promoting fatty acids. Scientific studies have provided some evidence to support the potential beneficial effects of chickpea components in lowering the risk of various chronic diseases, although information pertaining to the role of individual chickpea components in disease preventionand the mechanisms of action are limited to date. This is due to the complex nature of various causes of disease and various factors having an impact on their occurrence. It is imperative that the scientific community continues to unravel the mechanisms involved in disease prevention and determine how food bioactive from foods such as chickpea can…

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  • Chickpea Experiment

    which NaCl concentrated solution would allow the chickpeas to absorb the most solution. The course of the experiment was initially carried out over the course of 60 minutes, however the shorter time period did not permit the maximum water absorbance to be reached (i.e. a plateau of the graph). Therefore, the course of this experiment was carried out over 160 minutes, to observe the decrease in the rate of hydrolysis. Different concentrated NaCl solutions were used as the solutions that the…

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  • Personal Narrative: My Experience With Persian Restaurants

    Nowadays people are so demanding about what they eat that they choose what to eat carefully. So, the restaurant should keep up with them and be creative with what they present to people. People now have many types of food that they can choose from. For example: in big cities now you could find restaurants from all over the world. Most people love to try new kinds of food and the rest of them has some type of food that they prefer to eat. For me it’s Persian food, I really like it, because they…

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  • Case Study: Livio Bisterzo

    Livio Bisterzo set out with his team to create a snack that not only was extremely healthy but also one that was great on taste. What they came up with was Hippeas, an organic chickpea puff that is vegan, gluten-free and kosher. They are also only 100 calories for each pack, with three grams of protein as well as a good source of fiber. Bisterzo has gone through thousands of different customer comments that say they are completely pleased with their new to-go snack. Bisterzo has been working in…

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  • Advantages Of Quality Carbohydrate

    What is a quality carbohydrate? Quality carbohydrates can be broken down into four major food groups: vegetables, grains, legumes and fruit. These foods need to be unprocessed or lightly processed or else they meander over into being considered highly processed foods, which we discussed in the previous chapter. So while it’s acceptable to make flour out of grains, legumes and fruits (chickpea flour, wheat flour, banana flour), it’s not okay to processes them to the point to which they are no…

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  • Guns Germs And Steel Chapter 5 Summary

    domesticated plants and how they evolved into crops, and if we need farmers or not. In chapter 5 it discussed where most domesticated plants and animals originated from and how domesticated crops turned into crops for selling and eating. Some of the countries with domesticated plants are as followed: Southeast Asia, China, Eastern United States, Ethiopia, and New Guinea. Most of the domesticated crops in those countries were wheat, chickpeas, olives, rice, corn, potato, and coffee beans. While…

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  • Comparison Of Tofu, Spinach And White Mushroom Omelet Stuffin

    Tofu, Spinach and White Mushroom Omelet Stuffin’ Calories: 173/serving Carbohydrates: 8 grams Ingredients: • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast • 2 cloves garlic • 1 package soft tofu • 2 tablespoons olive oil • 1 teaspoon fine black salt (to taste) • 1 tablespoon arrowroot • 1/2 cup chickpea flour • 1/2 teaspoon turmeric Ingredients for the Filling: 1. Fresh black pepper (to taste) 2. 4 cups sliced white mushrooms 3. 3 tablespoons of fresh thyme (chopped) 4. 2 tablespoons of olive oil…

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  • Pigeon Pea Essay

    Legumes have been an important source of protein, carbohydrate, fat, minerals, vitamins and health- promoting compounds. Legumes play an important role in the traditional diets of the world population and are a valuable material for the food and animal feed industries (Schuszter-Gajzago, 2004). Pigeon pea is a perennial plant widely grown in the semi-arid tropics of Asia, Africa, and the Caribbean. Pigeon pea, besides its main use as dhal, fresh green seeds is used as a vegetable (Nene and…

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  • Peanut Butter And Jelly Oatmeal Essay

    chicken pieces, onion, carrot, celery, garlic, parsley, chicken stock, salt, pepper, basil, thyme, and bay leaf in the Crock Pot. 2. Add the water and stir to combine. Cover and cook for 8 hours on low. 3. Take out the cooked chicken parts and set aside to cool to room temperature, then shred by hand; save the bones and skin for making stock, otherwise, discard. 4. Return the chicken into the Crock Pot and stir in the peas, corn, noodles, and mushrooms. Cover and cook for 30 minutes on high.…

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  • Comparison Of Vegan And Vegetarian Diets

    Have you ever tried to stick to a diet for at least a few days, weeks or months? I have read many articles on “how to lose weight the right way”. I’ve tried many diets but none of them really seem to work. I try to start a new diet at least once or every other month. I was wondering on the Internet the other night and I came across some different diets that I don’t think I could ever see myself trying. Have you ever heard of Vegan and Vegetarian Diets? Just by the name, it seems like a hard…

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