Legumes such as chickpeas, beans, lentils and peas
Legumes come in the German cuisine very often, they trump from a nutritional point of view with several points: they are rich in nutrients, while low in fat and contain vegetable Protein, which makes them a good meat substitute. “With the included ballast substances, ensure a long-lasting saturation Anhalt”, writes the German society for nutrition (DGE). “By their content of indigestible carbohydrates allow the blood sugar concentration increases only slowly.”
Especially with beans, lentils, peas and chickpeas have a low energy density, meaning they provide based on the amount only a few calories.