• Is Hummus Actually Healthy? Here's What the Experts Say

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    Hummus, the chickpea-based dip that's a staple in many Middle Eastern cuisines, is on the rise in the U.S. Multiple factors are fueling its growing popularity, according to the USDA : Hummus is naturally gluten-free , and Americans now have bigger appetites for healthier snacks. But how healthy is hummus? Here's what the experts say.
    What is hummus made of?
    Traditional hummus is made from a blend of chickpeas, olive oil, tahini , lemon juice and spices, and this mix makes for a nutrient-dense food, says Elizabeth G. Matteo, a registered dietitian at Boston University's Sargent Choice...
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