chickpea

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chickpea

a drought-resistant legume with a 20% protein content in the seeds. Used for livestock and human consumption. Called also Cicer arietinum, gram, garbanzo.
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Chickpea and Bengal gram seeds were purchased from The National Seed Council (NSC) chickpea and Bengal gram were ground into flour.
The nutritional composition of the raw ground samples of chickpea and Bengal gram samples was determined as per (AOAC, 2005).
The chickpea high fibre diet (HFD) and Bengal gram HFD contained more fiber content as compared to the amount recommended in the protocol for the preparation of rat and rodent diets.
The groups I and V fed on basic purified diet (AIN-76-A), group II, III and IV which comprised alloxan induced diabetic rats were fed on AIN-76-A (group II), on chickpea HFD (group III), and on Bengal gram HFD (group IV), group VI-VIII which were induced hypercholesterolemic rats were fed on AIN-76-A (group VI) on chickpea HFD (group VII) and on Bengal gram HFD (group VIII).
Table I shows the proximate analysis of chickpea and Bengal gram.
The mean value of various nutrients in chickpea and Bengal gram were as following, protein (27.
Proximate analysis of indigenous chickpea and Bengal gram (Mean+-SD).
Blood glucose level of normal and alloxan-induced albino Sprague Dewley rats fed on BPD AIN-76, Kabuli Chickpea HFD and Bengal gram HFD.
The diabetic group fed on Bengal gram HFD also showed the significant increase in the blood glucose level during the 1st week after the induction of diabetes (102.
However the RBGL of group fed on Bengal gram remained significantly (p<0.
Bengal gram HFD lowered the blood glucose level significantly (p<0.
1 gram protein is contained in 100 gm of Bengal gram flour, Chickpea flour ( besan ) has 20.