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Beirut, Lebanon, the first location for Zankou

Health Benefits

 

Rotisserie Chicken

Roasted chicken is a very good source of protein, providing 67.6% of the daily value for protein in just 4 ounces (one chicken breast). whfoods.com

Chicken IS PACKED WITH Vitamin B6, which helps maintain the health of red blood cells, the nervous system, and parts of the immune system. (American Cancer Society)

Garbanzo Beans/Chickpeas

Our Hummus and Falafels are made fresh with garbanzo beans, a good source of fiber that can help lower cholesterol and improve blood sugar levels. It may also reduce the risk of breast and prostate cancer, as well as other cancers (American Cancer Society). 

Fresh Garlic

Garlic may decrease risks of multiple cancers (American Heart Association).

 

Reduces Obesity & Type 2 Diabetes

Studies show the Mediterranean diet's protective effect against obesity and type 2 diabetes is likely due to its high proportion of plant foods, fish, and olive oil...

"A Mediterranean diet is high in fiber, which slows down digestion, preventing wild swings in blood sugar; reduces insulin resistance (a precursor of type 2 diabetes); and improves insulin sensitivity to reduce obesity and type 2 diabetes," says cardiologist Arthur Agatston, MD, creator of the South Beach Diet (WebMD.com)