Find out how many carbs in 4 chapati has. Also, get the details of sugars in the 4 chapatis and their glycemic index.
Carbs are one of the 3 macros (fats, protein, and carbohydrates) that the human body needs. However, eating more carbs than required can make you overweight and prone to health problems.
Conversely, a low-carbohydrate meal plan has shown the potential to achieve weight loss and maintain it. So, it is important to balance carb intake in your daily meal.
For most North Indians, Chapati is the main staple for protein, energy and carbs. This blog will show how many carbs in 4 chapatis are.
Carbs in 4 chapatis, how much?
Serving size: 4 chapatis (water, a pinch of salt and 80 gm whole wheat flour)
When you eat 4 chapatis you get 51.34g carbs, 256.03 kCal energy. Clearly, carbohydrates form 80.21% of the calories in 4 chapatis. Here is how it adds to your carbs requirements.
a. 18.67% of DRI of 275 grams for a 2000 kcal diet.
b. 24.89% of DRI of 206.25 grams for a 1500 kcal diet.
c. 31.12% of DRI of 165 gm for a 1200 kcal diet.
d. 41.49% of DRI of 123.75 grams when following a 900-kcal diet.
The Breakup of carbohydrates in 4 chapati
a. Total available carbs in 4 chapati – 46.90 gm.
b. Total Starch – 45.46 gm, which is 96.93% of total carbs in 4 chapati
c. Total Free Sugar – 1.44 gm, which is 3.07% of total carbs in 4 chapati
Details of free sugars in 4 chapati
a. Fructose – 0.58 gm, which is 1.24% of total carbs in 4 chapati
b. Glucose – 0.62 gm, which is 1.32% of total carbs
c. Sucrose – 0.24 gm, 0.51%.
d. Maltose – 0.00 gm.
Sum of Total Free Sugar – 1.44 gm, which is 3.07 % of total carbs in 4 chapati
Glycemic index of chapati
Chapati is a low glycemic Index (GI) food having a Glycemic index of 45.