Why you should eat more Hommus

Why you should eat more Hommus

Hommus is the best thing since slice bread

The hommus market is booming and is expected to continually keep growing. The current world market value is 1 billion AUD and is expected to grow to 1.3+ billion AUD by 2026. It is believed the rapid growth of the market correlates with increased consumer demand for healthier natural ingredients, convenience in consumption, meat substitutes, ethically sourced and sustainable production.

Hommus is a versatile ingredient

Hommus is such a versatile ingredient as it can be flavoured with a multitude of ingredients and its consistency can be changed to suit almost any dish. It can be used as a healthier spread, sauce or dressing. You can bake with it, blend it with other ingredients and serve fresh, sweeten it for desserts and every use it as a savoury snack. All you need to do is use your imagination.

Celebrities are getting in on the action

Models Ruby Rose & Gigi Hadid, singers Lizzo & Miley Cyrus, actors Liam Hemsworth & Zac Efron, Australian cricketer Adam Zampa and many social influencers are getting in on the action and enjoying all that hommus has to offer.

High in vitamins and minerals

One cup of hummus will supply you with 33% of your RDA of iron, which makes it helpful for people (especially vegetarians or vegans) who are trying to avoid anemia. Hommus is also a great source of thiamine, vitamin B6, manganese, copper, zinc, magnesium and phosphorous.

Chickpeas are high in fibre and folate

Chickpeas have been linked to lowered cholesterol levels, increased heart health and improved digestive health. They can assist in preventing some diseases such as diabetes, heart disease and bowel cancer. Researchers believe dietary fibre helps promote the growth of healthy bacteria in the colon, which is also protective against cancer.

May help with weight management

Hommus is rich in protein, it will keep you feeling fuller for longer and reduce hunger cravings. It will balance your blood sugar levels and could reduce excessive snacking. As your blood sugar levels are regulated, your energy levels will be more balanced allowing you to stay active and alert for longer periods.

Great alternative for those who have dietary restrictions

Many Australians suffer from food allergies or have dietary restrictions which they need to be mindful of when eating out or purchasing new products at the supermarket. SSS Foods Hommus uses 100% natural ingredients, there is no preservatives, gluten or dairy within it. Our hommus is also Kosher and Halal certified.

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