Legumes are foods rich in nutrients. They provide our bodies with calcium, protein, energy and fibre. Did you think that cereals contain the most fibre? If you take a look at the list, organised from highest to lowest, you will see that legumes contain more fibre than cereals.
Legumes are one of the healthiest food groups that you can include in your diet. Given that they are rich in calcium, they provide our bodies with sufficient energy in order to function properly. If you want a detailed account of the calories of foods, consult our food calorie calculator.
How much fibre in legumes?
In the following table, you can see that beans, (black, red and White) take first position. This means that they are the legumes with the most fibre per 100 grams. To get more nutritional information about each one, click on the image and you will be able to access a nutritional file of each food.