Figs vs. Chickpeas

Nutrition comparison of Figs and Cooked Chickpeas


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents of figs versus cooked chickpeas (100g each) below using 2020 USDA and NIH data[1].

For a quick recap of significant nutrients and differences in figs and chickpeas:

  • Both figs and chickpeas are high in dietary fiber and potassium.
  • Chickpea has 70% less sugar than fig.
  • Chickpea has more thiamin and folate.
  • Chickpea is a great source of calcium, iron and protein.
Detailed nutritional comparison of figs and chickpeas is analyzed below. You can also visualize the nutritional comparison for a custom portion or serving size and see how the nutrition compares.

USDA sources for nutritional information: Figs (Figs, raw) and Chickpeas (Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt) . Have a correction or suggestions? Shoot us an email.


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Calories and Carbs

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Chickpea is high in calories and fig has 55% less calories than chickpea - fig has 74 calories per 100 grams and chickpea has 164 calories.

For macronutrient ratios, figs is lighter in protein, much heavier in carbs and lighter in fat compared to chickpeas per calorie. Figs has a macronutrient ratio of 4:93:3 and for chickpeas, 21:65:14 for protein, carbohydrates and fat from calories.

Macro Ratios from Calories:

Figs Chickpeas
Protein 4% 21%
Carbohydrates 93% 65%
Fat 3% 14%
Alcohol ~ ~

carbohydrates

Fig has 30% less carbohydrates than chickpea - fig has 19.2g of total carbs per 100 grams and chickpea has 27.4g of carbohydrates.

dietary fiber

Both figs and chickpeas are high in dietary fiber. Chickpea has 162% more dietary fiber than fig - fig has 2.9g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and chickpea has 7.6g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Chickpea has 70% less sugar than fig - fig has 16.3g of sugar per 100 grams and chickpea has 4.8g of sugar.



Protein

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Chickpea is a great source of protein and it has 10 times more protein than fig - fig has 0.75g of protein per 100 grams and chickpea has 8.9g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both figs and chickpeas are low in saturated fat - fig has 0.06g of saturated fat per 100 grams and chickpea has 0.27g of saturated fat.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Figs and chickpeas contain similar amounts of Vitamin C - fig has 2mg of Vitamin C per 100 grams and chickpea has 1.3mg of Vitamin C.

Vitamin A

Figs and chickpeas contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - fig has 7ug of Vitamin A per 100 grams and chickpea has 1ug of Vitamin A.

Vitamin E

Figs and chickpeas contain similar amounts of Vitamin E - fig has 0.11mg of Vitamin E per 100 grams and chickpea has 0.35mg of Vitamin E.

Vitamin K

Figs and chickpeas contain similar amounts of Vitamin K - fig has 4.7ug of Vitamin K per 100 grams and chickpea has 4ug of Vitamin K.

The B Vitamins

Chickpea has more thiamin and folate. Both figs and chickpeas contain significant amounts of riboflavin, niacin, pantothenic acid and Vitamin B6.

Figs Chickpeas
Thiamin 0.06 MG 0.116 MG
Riboflavin 0.05 MG 0.063 MG
Niacin 0.4 MG 0.526 MG
Pantothenic acid 0.3 MG 0.286 MG
Vitamin B6 0.113 MG 0.139 MG
Folate 6 UG 172 UG

Minerals

calcium

Chickpea is a great source of calcium and it has 40% more calcium than fig - fig has 35mg of calcium per 100 grams and chickpea has 49mg of calcium.

iron

Chickpea is a great source of iron and it has 681% more iron than fig - fig has 0.37mg of iron per 100 grams and chickpea has 2.9mg of iron.

potassium

Both figs and chickpeas are high in potassium. Chickpea has 25% more potassium than fig - fig has 232mg of potassium per 100 grams and chickpea has 291mg of potassium.

Antioxidants and Phytonutrients

carotenoids

Carotenoids are micronutrients commonly found in plants and some animal products. An example is beta-carotene, the notable carotenoid which is a popular source of Vitamin A.[4][5]

For specific types of carotenoids,

Figs Chickpeas
beta-carotene 85 UG 16 UG
lutein + zeaxanthin 9 UG ~

Omega-3 and Omega-6

omega 6s

Comparing omega-6 fatty acids, chickpea has more linoleic acid than fig per 100 grams.

Figs Chickpeas
linoleic acid 0.144 G 1.113 G
Total 0.144 G 1.113 G



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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Figs (Figs, raw) and Chickpeas (Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt) .

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