How much legumes should we eat daily?

This article was endorsed by Elisenda Carballido - Dietitian nutritionist. Postgraduate in Phytotherapy and master in Nutrition and Metabolism.

Daily rations of legumes


How much is a ration of legumes for adults?

legumes in a market

Photo of legumes in a market

For adult people this ration should be as follows:

  • One serving of cooked legumes weighs about 190 grams. At home, it implies a medium bowl.

Rations of pulses for boys or girls

  • For boys and girls under age 6, 150 g per serving

  • For boys and girls aged 6 to 8 years, 160 g per serving

  • For boys and girls between 8 and 11 years, 180 g per serving

  • For children aged 12 or older, 190 g per serving

How many servings of legumes should we eat every week?

  • It is necessary, in total, from 2 to 4 servings of legumes per week.

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Written by Editorial Botanical-online team in charge of content writing

22 April, 2019

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