Hummus is a tempting pulp made by lemon juice, olive oil, paprika, garlic, sesame, olives and chickpeas. The recipe is different from country to country but the ingredients could not be healthier.
Hummus is a necessary dish in the Middle East cuisine. In countries such as Turkey, Lebanon, Syria, Greece and Cyprus, people enjoy this healthy recipe. Even though hummus can be found in many supermarkets, many people prepare to make it at home to ensure its freshness and quality of ingredients.
According to studies hummus is a natural antidepressant with effects similar to drugs used for the treatment of the disease. Hummus ensures a sense of prosperity thanks to its ability to increase serotonin secretion. This is explained due to the healthy combination of paprika and olive oil. Both ingredients contain a type of amino acid that enhances the specific hormone.
Hummus is filling, relaxing and helps fall asleep. Due to the olive oil and the lemon juice it is also rich in antioxidants that help digestion. It also regulates blood glucose levels. It is a complete food for the whole family. It is rich in thiamine and Riboflavin, two kinds of vitamins that strengthen muscles and the nervous system. Hummus also contains retinol, a basic chemical compound that keeps tissues young and elastic. Thanks to its high antioxidant content, hummus is excellent for controlling hypertension and improving heart health. The food that is also good for the elimination of uric acid due to diuretic properties. The fibres in the chickpeas, along with the lemon juice, garlic, olive oil and healthy spices enhance intestinal passage and contribute to the Elimination of toxins from the large intestine.
Hummus is great on rye bread. If you add raw carrots and celery, will enjoy a snack that is both tasty and healthy.