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Broad bean nutrition, glycemic index, calories, and serving size

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*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Broad bean

Broad bean
79 (high)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cup (126 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
0.3 (acidic )
Calories
88
86% Fiber
80% Folate
78% Copper
78% Folate, food
72% Vitamin A
Explanation: The given food contains more Fiber than 86% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Fiber than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Folate, Copper, Folate, food, and Vitamin A.
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Macronutrients chart

8% 18% 73% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 16%
7.92 g of 50 g
16%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.73 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 6%
17.63 g of 300 g
6%
Water:
Daily Value: 4%
72.6 g of 2,000 g
4%
Other:
1.12 g

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Nutrition Facts
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Amount Per 100g
Calories 88
% Daily Value*
2%
Total Fat 1g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 25mg
6%
Total Carbohydrate 18g
32%
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 37mg 4%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 332mg 10%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
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Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
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No Trans Fats
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Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
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Low in Saturated Fats
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Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
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Low in Sodium
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Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
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Low in Sugars
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While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
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Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 12% 59% 24% 56% 30% 4% 28% 134% 87% 5% 0%
Calcium: 37 mg of 1,000 mg 4%
Iron: 1.55 mg of 8 mg 19%
Magnesium: 33 mg of 420 mg 8%
Phosphorus: 129 mg of 700 mg 18%
Potassium: 332 mg of 3,400 mg 10%
Sodium: 25 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 1 mg of 11 mg 9%
Copper: 0.402 mg of 1 mg 45%
Manganese: 0.661 mg of 2 mg 29%
Selenium: 0.8 µg of 55 µg 1%
Choline: mg of 550 mg 0%

Mineral chart - relative view

Copper
0.402 mg
TOP 22%
Potassium
332 mg
TOP 29%
Magnesium
33 mg
TOP 29%
Manganese
0.661 mg
TOP 35%
Calcium
37 mg
TOP 39%
Iron
1.55 mg
TOP 47%
Zinc
1 mg
TOP 54%
Phosphorus
129 mg
TOP 57%
Sodium
25 mg
TOP 80%
Selenium
0.8 µg
TOP 84%

Vitamin coverage chart

Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 20% 24% 0% 13% 34% 67% 43% 14% 24% 111% 0% 103%
Vitamin A: 333 IU of 5,000 IU 7%
Vitamin E : 1.16 mg of 15 mg 8%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 3.7 mg of 90 mg 4%
Vitamin B1: 0.133 mg of 1 mg 11%
Vitamin B2: 0.29 mg of 1 mg 22%
Vitamin B3: 2.249 mg of 16 mg 14%
Vitamin B5: 0.225 mg of 5 mg 5%
Vitamin B6: 0.104 mg of 1 mg 8%
Folate: 148 µg of 400 µg 37%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 40.9 µg of 120 µg 34%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folate
148 µg
TOP 20%
Vitamin B2
0.29 mg
TOP 28%
Vitamin A
333 IU
TOP 28%
Vitamin C
3.7 mg
TOP 32%
Vitamin B1
0.133 mg
TOP 41%
Vitamin K
40.9 µg
TOP 44%
Vitamin E
1.16 mg
TOP 45%
Vitamin B3
2.249 mg
TOP 56%
Vitamin B6
0.104 mg
TOP 63%
Vitamin B5
0.225 mg
TOP 79%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Fat type information

0.118% 0.104% 0.342%
Saturated Fat: 0.118 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.104 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.342 g

Fiber content ratio for Broad bean

9.21% 7.5% 0.92%
Sugar: 9.21 g
Fiber: 7.5 g
Other: 0.92 g

All nutrients for Broad bean per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 19% 50% 7.92g 2.8 times more than Broccoli
Fats 1% 77% 0.73g 45.6 times less than Cheese
Carbs 6% 38% 17.63g 1.6 times less than Rice
Calories 4% 76% 88kcal 1.9 times more than Orange
Sugar 0% 41% 9.21g Equal to Coca-Cola
Fiber 30% 14% 7.5g 3.1 times more than Orange
Calcium 4% 39% 37mg 3.4 times less than Milk
Iron 19% 47% 1.55mg 1.7 times less than Beef
Magnesium 8% 29% 33mg 4.2 times less than Almond
Phosphorus 18% 57% 129mg 1.4 times less than Chicken meat
Potassium 10% 29% 332mg 2.3 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 1% 80% 25mg 19.6 times less than White Bread
Zinc 9% 54% 1mg 6.3 times less than Beef
Copper 45% 22% 0.4mg 2.8 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin E 8% 45% 1.16mg 1.3 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 4% 32% 3.7mg 14.3 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 11% 41% 0.13mg 2 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 22% 28% 0.29mg 2.2 times more than Avocado
Vitamin B3 14% 56% 2.25mg 4.3 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 5% 79% 0.23mg 5 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 8% 63% 0.1mg 1.1 times less than Oat
Folate 37% 20% 148µg 2.4 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 34% 44% 40.9µg 2.5 times less than Broccoli
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 1% 80% 0.12g 50 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 81% 0.1g 94.2 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 69% 0.34g 137.9 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168574/nutrients

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