Hummus nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size
Hummus Glycemic index (GI)
The sugar amount of hummus is 0. The glycemic index of hummus is very low.
According to the numbers from The International Tables of Glycemic Index, the GI of hummus is equal to 6 .
The main ingredients of hummus separately are very healthy. It is made from chickpeas, sesame paste, garlic, and olive oil. Therefore, the GI of hummus is very low, and it is a good source of fiber and protein.
These properties of hummus may positively influence blood sugar control in people with diabetes .
By following the link, you can find the glycemic index table for many products.
Important nutritional characteristics for Hummus
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Fiber content ratio for Hummus
All nutrients for Hummus per 100g
|Nutrient||DV%||In TOP % of foods||Value||Comparison|
|Protein||19%||50%||7.9g||2.8 times more than Broccoli|
|Fats||15%||35%||9.6g||3.5 times less than Cheese|
|Carbs||5%||42%||14.29g||2 times less than Rice|
|Calories||8%||55%||166kcal||3.5 times more than Orange|
|Fiber||24%||16%||6g||2.5 times more than Orange|
|Calcium||4%||39%||38mg||3.3 times less than Milk|
|Iron||31%||29%||2.44mg||1.1 times less than Beef|
|Magnesium||17%||18%||71mg||2 times less than Almond|
|Phosphorus||25%||46%||176mg||Equal to Chicken meat|
|Potassium||7%||53%||228mg||1.6 times more than Cucumber|
|Sodium||16%||28%||379mg||1.3 times less than White Bread|
|Zinc||17%||41%||1.83mg||3.4 times less than Beef|
|Copper||59%||20%||0.53mg||3.7 times more than Shiitake|
|Vitamin A||1%||55%||30IU||556.9 times less than Carrot|
|Vitamin B1||15%||36%||0.18mg||1.5 times less than Pea|
|Vitamin B2||5%||77%||0.06mg||2 times less than Avocado|
|Vitamin B3||4%||76%||0.58mg||16.4 times less than Turkey meat|
|Vitamin B5||3%||86%||0.13mg||8.6 times less than Sunflower seed|
|Vitamin B6||15%||49%||0.2mg||1.7 times more than Oat|
|Folate||21%||26%||83µg||1.4 times more than Brussels sprout|
|Saturated Fat||7%||54%||1.44g||4.1 times less than Beef|
|Monounsaturated Fat||0%||37%||4.04g||2.4 times less than Avocado|
|Polyunsaturated fat||0%||22%||3.61g||13.1 times less than Walnut|
The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.