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Chickpea flour (besan) nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Chickpea flour (besan)

Chickpea flour (besan)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 387
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 47.02 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs) 1 cup (92 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral. 0.1 (neutral)
TOP 8% Potassium ⓘHigher in Potassium content than 92% of foods
TOP 10% Fiber ⓘHigher in Fiber content than 90% of foods
TOP 11% Magnesium ⓘHigher in Magnesium content than 89% of foods
TOP 11% Iron ⓘHigher in Iron content than 89% of foods
TOP 15% Phosphorus ⓘHigher in Phosphorus content than 85% of foods

Chickpea flour (besan) calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 387
Calories in 1 cup 356 92 g

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 14% 183% 119% 137% 75% 9% 77% 304% 209% 46%
Calcium: 45 mg of 1,000 mg 5%
Iron: 4.86 mg of 8 mg 61%
Magnesium: 166 mg of 420 mg 40%
Phosphorus: 318 mg of 700 mg 45%
Potassium: 846 mg of 3,400 mg 25%
Sodium: 64 mg of 2,300 mg 3%
Zinc: 2.81 mg of 11 mg 26%
Copper: 0.912 mg of 1 mg 101%
Manganese: 1.6 mg of 2 mg 70%
Selenium: 8.3 µg of 55 µg 15%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
846 mg
TOP 8%
Iron
4.86 mg
TOP 11%
Magnesium
166 mg
TOP 11%
Phosphorus
318 mg
TOP 15%
Copper
0.912 mg
TOP 17%
Manganese
1.6 mg
TOP 29%
Zinc
2.81 mg
TOP 32%
Calcium
45 mg
TOP 36%
Sodium
64 mg
TOP 62%
Selenium
8.3 µg
TOP 62%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 17% 0% 0% 122% 25% 34% 37% 114% 328% 0% 0% 23%
Vitamin A: 41 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0.83 mg of 15 mg 6%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.486 mg of 1 mg 41%
Vitamin B2: 0.106 mg of 1 mg 8%
Vitamin B3: 1.762 mg of 16 mg 11%
Vitamin B5: 0.606 mg of 5 mg 12%
Vitamin B6: 0.492 mg of 1 mg 38%
Folate: 437 µg of 400 µg 109%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Choline: 0 mg of 550 mg 0%
Vitamin K: 9.1 µg of 120 µg 8%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folate
437 µg
TOP 16%
Vitamin B1
0.486 mg
TOP 18%
Vitamin B6
0.492 mg
TOP 25%
Vitamin E
0.83 mg
TOP 49%
Vitamin K
9.1 µg
TOP 51%
Vitamin A
41 IU
TOP 51%
Vitamin B5
0.606 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B3
1.762 mg
TOP 60%
Vitamin B2
0.106 mg
TOP 67%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

23% 7% 57% 11% 3%
Protein:
Daily Value: 45%
22.39 g of 50 g
45%
Fats:
Daily Value: 10%
6.69 g of 65 g
10%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 19%
57.82 g of 300 g
19%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
10.28 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
2.82 g

Fat type information

13% 29% 58%
Saturated Fat: 0.693 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.504 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.983 g

Fiber content ratio for Chickpea flour (besan)

19% 19% 63%
Sugar: 10.85 g
Fiber: 10.8 g
Other: 36.17 g

All nutrients for Chickpea flour (besan) per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 387kcal 19% 16% 8.2 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 22.39g 53% 18% 7.9 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 6.69g 10% 44% 5 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 0mg 0% 100% N/ALemon
Net carbs 47.02g N/A 20% 1.2 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 57.82g 19% 17% 2.1 times more than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 4.86mg 61% 11% 1.9 times more than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 45mg 5% 36% 2.8 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 846mg 25% 8% 5.8 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 166mg 40% 11% 1.2 times more than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 10.85g N/A 38% 1.2 times more than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 10.8g 43% 10% 4.5 times more than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.91mg 101% 17% 6.4 times more than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 2.81mg 26% 32% 2.2 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Phosphorus 318mg 45% 15% 1.7 times more than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 64mg 3% 62% 7.7 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 41IU 1% 51% 407.5 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 2µg 0% 68%
Vitamin E 0.83mg 6% 49% 1.8 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 8.3µg 15% 62%
Manganese 1.6mg 70% 29%
Vitamin B1 0.49mg 41% 18% 1.8 times more than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.11mg 8% 67% 1.2 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 1.76mg 11% 60% 5.4 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.61mg 12% 52% 1.9 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.49mg 38% 25% 4.1 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Vitamin K 9.1µg 8% 51% 11.2 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Trans Fat 0g N/A 100% N/AMargarine
Folate 437µg 109% 16% 7.2 times more than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.69g 3% 66% 8.5 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Monounsaturated Fat 1.5g N/A 58% 6.5 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 2.98g N/A 25% 15.8 times less than WalnutWalnut
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 387
% Daily Value*
11%
Total Fat 7g
5%
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
3%
Sodium 64mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate 58g
44%
Dietary Fiber 11g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 22g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 45mg 5%

Iron 5mg 63%

Potassium 846mg 25%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Chickpea flour (besan) nutrition infographic

Chickpea flour (besan) nutrition infographic
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References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174288/nutrients

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