POSTMAN kala chana provides 13 grams of dietary fiber. A high-fiber diet lowers your cholesterol levels and helps prevent constipation. Fiber helps regulate blood-sugar levels in individuals with diabetes, according to the Linus Pauling Institute Micronutrient Information Center.
A 2,000-calorie diet should include at least 28 grams of fiber per day, but the average American consumes only 12 to 18 grams of fiber per day. Kala chana and other types of beans, lentils, fruits, vegetables and whole grains are good sources of fiber.