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    Chickpea

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    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

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    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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    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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    Respiration Of Chickpeas

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    The hypothesis that rate of respiration of chickpeas is highest at room temperature is not supported by the data, although there was error in the data. The data from the lab showed rate of oxygen consumed to be the highest at 1.5 degrees Celsius with a rate of .0124ppt/min/g. At room temperature there was a rate of .0077ppt/min/g, and at the hottest temperature (95.6 degrees Celsius) a rate of -.0131ppt/min/g, meaning that oxygen was not consumed but actually increased in concentration in the…

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    I like to cook, it makes me happy. I don’t cook often, because I don’t have time. When I was a kid, I used to cook with my grandmother. She taught me everything about cooking. I like to cook for my dad and mom. This experience wasn’t different from any others. I learned from this experience how to cook chickpeas, because I never cooked it. I learned that vegetarian food is very tasty. I liked this experience, it was interesting for me. I like to try new cooking dishes. This dish was tasty,…

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    Falafel History

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    It is the second most common dish eaten in many Mediterranean and Arab countries made from chickpeas. It is then formed into a ping pong sized ball and placed in a deep fryer to fry until it’s brown and crispy and the inside is still moist. It was invented 1,000 years ago by the Egyptian Copts. Falafel can be found everywhere in the world however it has been massively popular in North America because of the taste, easy to consume and a great source of protein especially for vegetarians or people…

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    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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    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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    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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    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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