Chicken is an excellent source of protein; in fact, just four ounces provide 67.6% of the daily value for protein. Protein protects against bone loss in elderly people. A study has shown us that 70-90-year-old women and men that had the highest protein intake lost significantly less bone over a four-year period than those who consumed less protein. Chicken also contains cancer-protective nutrients like Vitamin B, niacin, and selenium. Vitamin B promotes energy and cardiovascular health. Selenium is important for thyroid hormone metabolism, antioxidant defense systems and immune function. Protection against Alzheimer’s disease and other age-related cognitive declines is found in chicken as well.
Paired with rice pilaf or brown rice lentil pilaf and a soup, salad, grilled veggies or Tabuleh, you are sure to be taking in a very supplemental meal. Rice is very beneficial for many different reasons. It is an excellent source of energy production, antioxidant protection, healthier weight, fiber, selenium, lower cholesterol, and cardiovascular support. Aside from these benefits there are countless others that vary from white to brown rice. And if you were wondering, a Tabuleh Salad consists of chopped flat-parsley, tomatoes, onions, fresh mint, lemon juice, olive oil, and is topped with crushed wheat. So, you can be sure that you are getting an abundance of nutritious food that is both good tasting and good for you.
Did you know that eating fava beans might actually be good for your brain? These legumes are highly nutritious and prove to be a powerful storehouse of many essential nutrients required by the body: phosphorus, Vitamin K, Vitamin A, folate, iron, thiamin, and levodopa (L-Dopa), an important amino acid.  Our bodies convert L-dopa into the neurotransmitter dopamine which is found in our brain. Some studies have shown that the L-Dopa found in fava beans and other broad beans may help in treating the symptoms of Parkinson Disease since L-Dopa encourages the release of growth hormone in the pituitary gland. Additional benefits of fava bean consumption may include: improved mental acuity and sense of well-being, improved sleep, reduced body fat, improved cholesterol profile, lowered hyperactivity levels in those suffering from Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and increased bone density. 
At the Tabuleh Cafe we invite you to try our all-natural appetizers, entrées and healthy wraps. We use freshly-pressed fava beans and organic spices to create our exquisite hummus and falafel combinations. Our falafel appetizers feature six pieces of deep-fried falafels served with fresh chickpeas, vegetables, herbs, our signature spices, pitapockets and tahini sauce. Our famous falafel wrap is served with lettuce, tomato, pickled turnips, fresh mint and tahini sauce. Should you want freshly grilled vegetables served with your falafel, order our hummus & falafel wrap which is prepared with grilled zucchini or eggplants. You will not find any preservatives, food coloring or additives in our products, and we guarantee you will enjoy this sumptuous blend of our unique homemade recipes!
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