12 Foods With More Carbs Than a Slice of Bread, Based on Science

Food

Dried fruit

Carb count: 20 grams (g) carbs for 1/4 cup dried apricots, 24 g carbs for 1/4 cup dried figs, 32 g carbs for 1/4 cup raisins

Don’t assume those dried apricots or figs have the same amount of carbs as their fresh counterparts. Because their sugar is highly concentrated, a serving of dried fruit packs considerably more than a serving of fresh, Pflugradt explains.

Legumes

Carb count: 20 g carbs for 1/2 cup cooked lentils, 20 g carbs for 1/2 cup cooked black beans, 22 g carbs for 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas

Most of us think of legumes as a great source of plant protein, but they’re also pretty high in carbs. Keep that in mind the next time you add a scoop of black beans or chickpeas to your salad.

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