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Chocolate lentils - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

Chocolate lentils consist of 17% fat, 5% protein, 74% carbs, 0.2% fiber and 2% water. With 475 of calories per 100g it's 108% higher than other foods in Sweets. In total 32.21% of the calories in Chocolate lentils come from fat, 4.21% from protein and 62.32% from carbohydrates.

With 14.8g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 10.4 in a portion of 20g, Chocolate lentils should be avoided for a ketogenic diet due to the high percentage of carbs. It contains high amounts of Fructose, is Gluten free and is high in Lactose.

Quick facts

  • high GI
  • high carb
  • low GL
  • high Fructose
  • Gluten free
  • high Lactose
  • high Magnesium

Nutrition facts

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Chocolate lentils
avg[1]
Calories (kcal) 475 437.8
Fat (g) 17 16.9
Protein (g) 5 6.7
Carbohydrates (g) 74 61.5
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 71 61.5
Polysaccharides (g) 3 61.5
Fibers (g) 0.2 3.8
Water (g) 2 4.9
[1] average of Sweets

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (20g) contains

  • 95 Calories
  • 3.4g of Fat
  • 1g of Protein
  • and 14.8g of Carbs
  • 10mg of Magnesium, that covers 3.13% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 0.18mg of Zinc - 1.8% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 0.3mg of Iron - 2.5% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 54mg of Potassium - 1.35% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • No Vitamin C
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Chocolate lentils you get

  • 0.07 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Sweets have on average 0.11g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0.23 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Sweets 0.27g)
  • 0 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Sweets 0.06g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Chocolate lentils?

Vitamins
per 100g
Chocolate lentils
avg[1]
Vitamin C (mg) 0 0.3
Vitamin E (mg) 0.8 1.7
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.08 0.1
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.25 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.03 0.1
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 10 12.2
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0 0.1
Retinol (μg) 0 11
beta-Carotene (μg) 25 52.6
[1] average of Sweets

Rich in vitamins?

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The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (20g) for Chocolate lentils of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Minerals in Chocolate lentils

Minerals
per 100g
Chocolate lentils
avg[1]
Magnesium (mg) 50 76.6
Zinc (mg) 0.9 1.1
Sodium (mg) 60 71.4
Calcium (mg) 150 70
Iron (mg) 1.5 3.9
Potassium (mg) 270 402.8
Phosphorus (mg) 160 162
[1] average of Sweets

High in minerals?

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Again, for every mineral contained in Chocolate lentils we looked at the portion size (20g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 20+ year old male

Carbohydrates

74% of Chocolate lentils are carbs, per serving (20g) that is 14.8g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

Sugars
per 100g
Chocolate lentils
avg[1]
Monosaccharides (g) 71 44.8
Polysaccharides (g) 3 16.6
Total carbs (g) 74 61.5
[1] average of Sweets

How high is the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Chocolate lentils?

The Glycemic Index of Chocolate lentils is 70, which would be considered as high. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 10.4 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Chocolate lentils

  • is Gluten free
  • is high in Lactose
  • high amounts of Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol

Of the 17g total fat per 100g, 10.3g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.6g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 5.6g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0mg.