Garbanzo beans are very nutrient dense and due to that fact can be considered a fully functional food. A cup of Garbanzo beans provides 729 calories . They are high in slow digesting carbohydrates, your body’s preferred source of fuel (121g ) and are a good Source of Protein (12g).
Garbanzo Beans are not only a good source for high calorie nutrient dense nutrition, they also contain antioxidant rich phyto-nutrients such as the flavonoids quercetin, kaempferol, and at least ten more. All these combine to provide powerful protection against free radical damage and protect against diseases, including cancer.