Also known as Chickpeas and Garbanzo beans, Kabuli Chana is featured extensively in the Mediterranean diet as well as Middle-Eastern food. Noted as a good source of carbohydrates, protein, and fiber, it is peculiarly high in fiber. People suffering with type 1 diabetes have lower blood glucose levels and thus in that state it is used to compensate for the deficiency. It is especially high in fiber. Enriched with vitamin C, vitamin B-6, fiber, potassium, it contains important amounts of fiber, which assist lower the total quantity of cholesterol in the blood, thereby reducing the risk of heart disease. Kabuli Chana also contains folate, which has a vital role in DNA synthesis as well as repair, and also assists in preventing the arrangement of cancer cells from mutations in the DNA.