Food profile: Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, canned

Full name: Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, canned, solids and liquids

Category: Legumes

Efficiency: 0.56.

Amino Acid Score: 83.

Amino acid quantities (g per 100 g)

In relative terms, this food in particularly poor in methionine and rich in phenylalanine.

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General nutritional values

Macronutrient quantities (g) per 100 g

Energy: 88 kcal for 100 g.

22.4 percents of proteins in total calories.

Table of nutritional values

Ratio of essential amino acids to total protein (mg/g)

Amino acid In food Required
(g/kg protein) (g/kg protein)
methionine 13.2 16
valine 42.3 39
leucine 71.5 59
methionine + cysteine 26.8 22
isoleucine 43.1 30
lysine 67.3 45
threonine 37.4 23
tryptophan 9.8 6
histidine 27.6 15
phenylalanine + tyrosine 78.9 30

Food pairs including this food

PairBest efficiencyAmino profile similarity
Seeds, pumpkin and squash seed kernels-Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram) 0.730.55
Amaranth grain, uncooked-Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram) 0.730.75
Sweet potato, cooked-Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram) 0.740.61
Rice, white-Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram) 0.760.35
Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram)-Spinach, cooked 0.720.66
Broccoli, cooked-Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram) 0.730.77
Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram)-Cheese, camembert 0.800.56

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