By Jamie Leach
The green veggie is loaded with protein, fiber, and antioxidants like beta carotene, lutein, and zeaxanthin.
In addition to being packed with protein (around 25 g per cup), full-fat cottage cheese is rich in linoleic acid, a fatty acid that’s tied to fat loss.
Instead of eating them plain, try roasting your chickpeas with extra-virgin olive oil, sea salt, and a generous sprinkle of cumin or smoked paprika for a boost of flavor.
The water and the fiber in the fruit will fill you up even more—not to mention satisfy your sweet tooth.
They’re rich in carotenoids, a type of polyphenol that research suggests could help improve your insulin sensitivity as well as lower your waist circumference.
The small-but-mighty seeds aren’t just loaded with protein and fiber.