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Chickpeas


Description

Chickpeas is a food in the "Legumes" category and it is high in carbohydrates. It is a food with a high energy density: 100g provide about 18% of the recommended daily energy intake. Chickpeas as a high content of , which is why its daily consumption should be limited. Chickpeas is rich in minerals and vitamins. The most present mineral is Potassium (K) and in 100g it contains enough Manganese (Mn) to provide 926% of the daily requirement. The most common vitamin is Ascorbic acid (C) and in 100g it contains enough Folate (B9) to provide 139% of the daily requirement.

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Nutrition Facts (100g)

RDA
Energy 378 kcal
1581 kJ
19%
Water 7.68 g
8 ml
0%
Protein 20.5 g 41%
Carbohydrate 63 g 23%
Sugars 10.7 g 21%
Fiber 12.2 g 44%
Fat 6.04 g 8%
Saturated 2 0.603 g (of recommended max) 3%
Monounsatured 1.38 g 3%
Polyunsatured 2.73 g 14%

2 A maximum of 20g of saturated fat per day is recommended

Minerals

Calcium (Ca) 57 mg 4%
Iron (Fe) 4 mg 22%
Magnesium (Mg) 79 mg 19%
Phosphorus (P) 252 mg 20%
Potassium (K) 718 mg 15%
Sodium (Na) 24 mg 1%
Zinc (Zn) 2.76 mg 25%
Copper (Cu) 0.656 mg 73%
Manganese (Mn) 21.3 mg 926%

Vitamins

Thiamin (B1) 0.477 mg 40%
Riboflavin (B2) 0.212 mg 16%
Niacin (B3) 1.54 mg 10%
Pantothenic acid (B5) 1.59 mg 32%
Pyridoxine (B6) 0.535 mg 31%
Folate (B9) 0.557 mg 139%
Ascorbic acid (C) 4 mg 4%
Vitamin A 0.003 mg 0%
Vitamin K 0.009 mg 8%

Amino acids

Arginine 1.94 g
Histidine 0.566 g 81%
Lysine 1.38 g 66%
Aspartic acid 2.42 g
Glutamic acid 3.6 g
Serine 1.04 g
Threonine 0.766 g 73%
Cysteine 0.279 g
Glycine 0.857 g
Proline 0.849 g
Alanine 0.882 g
Isoleucine 0.882 g 63%
Leucine 1.46 g 53%
Methionine 0.27 g 26%
Phenylalanine 1.1 g 63%
Tryptophan 0.2 g 71%
Tyrosine 0.512 g
Valine 0.865 g 48%

Data analysis

Macronutrients relative proportion

This graph shows the relative percentage of each macronutrient in relation to the one most present. Chickpeas is high in carbohydrates.

Carbohydrates: 70.4%
Fats: 6.7%
Proteins: 22.9%

Vitamins relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each vitamin in relation to the one most present. The most abundant vitamin is Ascorbic Acid (C). Ascorbic Acid (C) is a water soluble vitamin. This means that it is easily absorbed by the body and any excess is removed. Ascorbic Acid (C) is important for the synthesis of certain proteins and neurotransmitters. It helps to heal wounds and it's a natural antioxidant.

This graph shows the amount of each vitamin (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Minerals relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each mineral in relation to the one most present. The most abundant mineral is Potassium (K). Potassium (K) is labeled as macromineral because the body needs it in high amount. Potassium (K) helps the body keep proper fluid balance, nerve transmission, and muscle contraction.

This graph shows the amount of each mineral (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

Essential amino acids relative proportion

This graph shows the percentage of each essential amino acid in relation to the one most present. The most abundant aminoacid is Glutamic Acid.

This graph shows the amount of each essential amino acid (green area) in relation to the recommended daily intake (gray line).

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Macronutrients Carbohydrate Fat Protein Water Fiber
Vitamins Thiamin (B1) Riboflavin (B2) Niacin (B3) Pantothenic Acid (B5) Pyridoxine (B6) Folate (B9) Cobalamine (B12) Ascorbic Acid (C) Vitamin A Vitamin K Vitamin E Vitamin D
Minerals Calcium (Ca) Iron (Fe) Magnesium (Mg) Phosphorus (P) Potassium (K) Sodium (Na) Zinc (Zn) Copper (Cu) Manganese (Mn) Iodine (I) Selenium (Se) Fluoride (F)
Amino acids Arginine Histidine Lysine Aspartic Acid Glutamic Acid Serine Threonine Asparagine Glutamine Cysteine Selenocysteine Glycine Proline Alanine Isoleucine Leucine Methionine Phenylalanine Tryptophan Tyrosine Valine