Are legumes fattening because they contain a lot of calories? Should you stop eating legumes if you’re on a diet? Thanks to this ranking you can find out which legumes have the most calories and how many calories you consume per 100 grams.
However, just like other food groups, calories are not the only thing that you should focus on. Legumes are a natural source with lots of nutrients such as fibre, protein and fibre. If you want to know how many calories in a specific food, you can use the food calorie calculator.
Which legumes are the most fattening?
In the following table, you will find the list of legumes and their calories ordered from most to least. As you can see, soya beans, chickpeas and lupine are the most calorific legumes and green beans are close behind.
If you want to access more nutritional information, you can click on each food name in the list below.