Chole or Rajma: Which is better for weight loss?

01/6Chole Vs Rajma: What should you include in your diet

Chole-rice and Rajma-rice is a comforting and go-to food in most Indian households. Both the legumes are nutritious, easy to make and delicious. Either you pair it with chapati, have it with a bowl of rice or make a healthy bowl of salad by adding some veggies, both of these can provide you with a variety of nutrients. Making them a part of your regular diet can help to manage a healthy weight, improve cardiovascular health, enhance skin condition and help in several other ways. But since most of our calculations around food is based on whether they help in weight management or not, it is not unusual to wonder which out of the two are better for weight loss. So, let’s find the answer to this important question.

02/6Nutrients in chickpeas

Macronutrients, vitamins and trace minerals, chickpeas are loaded with all essential nutrients required by our body to carry out all the internal functions efficiently. 1 cup or 164 grams of chickpeas contains:

Calories: 597

Protein: 19 grams

Fat: 4 grams

Carbohydrates: 60 grams

Calcium: 172 mg

Iron: 10 mg

Magnesium: 188 mg

Zinc: 2.5 mg

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