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Fava beans raw nutrition: calories, carbs, GI, protein, fiber, fats

Broadbeans (fava beans), mature seeds, raw
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Fava beans raw

Fava beans raw
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
The GI of frozen, then microwaved fava beans is 63.
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
79 (high)
Calories ⓘ Calories per 100-gram serving 341
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols 33.29 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 (alkaline)
TOP 7% Potassium ⓘHigher in Potassium content than 93% of foods
TOP 7% Fiber ⓘHigher in Fiber content than 93% of foods
TOP 8% Iron ⓘHigher in Iron content than 92% of foods
TOP 11% Protein ⓘHigher in Protein content than 89% of foods
TOP 11% Magnesium ⓘHigher in Magnesium content than 89% of foods

Fava beans raw calories (kcal)

Serving Size Calories Weight
Calories in 100 grams 341
Calories in 1 cup 512 150 g
Calories in 1 tbsp 32 9.4 g

Fava beans raw Glycemic index (GI)

Source:
The GI of frozen, then microwaved fava beans is 63.
Check out our Glycemic index chart page for the full list.
79

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 31% 252% 138% 181% 94% 2% 86% 275% 213% 45%
Calcium: 103 mg of 1,000 mg 10%
Iron: 6.7 mg of 8 mg 84%
Magnesium: 192 mg of 420 mg 46%
Phosphorus: 421 mg of 700 mg 60%
Potassium: 1062 mg of 3,400 mg 31%
Sodium: 13 mg of 2,300 mg 1%
Zinc: 3.14 mg of 11 mg 29%
Copper: 0.824 mg of 1 mg 92%
Manganese: 1.626 mg of 2 mg 71%
Selenium: 8.2 µg of 55 µg 15%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
1062 mg
TOP 7%
Iron
6.7 mg
TOP 8%
Magnesium
192 mg
TOP 11%
Phosphorus
421 mg
TOP 11%
Copper
0.824 mg
TOP 17%
Calcium
103 mg
TOP 22%
Manganese
1.626 mg
TOP 29%
Zinc
3.14 mg
TOP 29%
Selenium
8.2 µg
TOP 62%
Sodium
13 mg
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 Choline Vitamin K 4% 1% 0% 5% 139% 77% 54% 59% 85% 318% 0% 53% 23%
Vitamin A: 53 IU of 5,000 IU 1%
Vitamin E : 0.05 mg of 15 mg 0%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 1.4 mg of 90 mg 2%
Vitamin B1: 0.555 mg of 1 mg 46%
Vitamin B2: 0.333 mg of 1 mg 26%
Vitamin B3: 2.832 mg of 16 mg 18%
Vitamin B5: 0.976 mg of 5 mg 20%
Vitamin B6: 0.366 mg of 1 mg 28%
Folate: 423 µg of 400 µg 106%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Choline: 95.8 mg of 550 mg 17%
Vitamin K: 9 µg of 120 µg 8%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Vitamin B1
0.555 mg
TOP 16%
Folate
423 µg
TOP 16%
Vitamin B2
0.333 mg
TOP 22%
Vitamin B6
0.366 mg
TOP 35%
Vitamin B5
0.976 mg
TOP 36%
Vitamin C
1.4 mg
TOP 39%
Vitamin A
53 IU
TOP 48%
Vitamin K
9 µg
TOP 51%
Choline
95.8 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin B3
2.832 mg
TOP 52%
Vitamin E
0.05 mg
TOP 91%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

26% 2% 57% 11% 4%
Protein:
Daily Value: 52%
26.12 g of 50 g
52%
Fats:
Daily Value: 2%
1.53 g of 65 g
2%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 19%
58.29 g of 300 g
19%
Water:
Daily Value: 1%
10.98 g of 2,000 g
1%
Other:
3.08 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 265% 266% 226% 216% 239% 61% 190% 192% 285%
Tryptophan: 247 mg of 280 mg 88%
Threonine: 928 mg of 1,050 mg 88%
Isoleucine: 1053 mg of 1,400 mg 75%
Leucine: 1964 mg of 2,730 mg 72%
Lysine: 1671 mg of 2,100 mg 80%
Methionine: 213 mg of 1,050 mg 20%
Phenylalanine: 1103 mg of 1,750 mg 63%
Valine: 1161 mg of 1,820 mg 64%
Histidine: 664 mg of 700 mg 95%

Fat type information

21% 26% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.254 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.303 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.627 g

Fiber content ratio for Fava beans raw

10% 43% 47%
Sugar: 5.7 g
Fiber: 25 g
Other: 27.59 g

All nutrients for Fava beans raw per 100g

Nutrient Value DV% In TOP % of foods Comparison
Calories 341kcal 17% 24% 7.3 times more than OrangeOrange
Protein 26.12g 62% 11% 9.3 times more than BroccoliBroccoli
Fats 1.53g 2% 70% 21.8 times less than Cheddar CheeseCheddar Cheese
Vitamin C 1.4mg 2% 39% 37.9 times less than LemonLemon
Net carbs 33.29g N/A 24% 1.6 times less than ChocolateChocolate
Carbs 58.29g 19% 17% 2.1 times more than RiceRice
Cholesterol 0mg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Vitamin D 0µg 0% 100% N/AEgg
Iron 6.7mg 84% 8% 2.6 times more than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Calcium 103mg 10% 22% 1.2 times less than MilkMilk
Potassium 1062mg 31% 7% 7.2 times more than CucumberCucumber
Magnesium 192mg 46% 11% 1.4 times more than AlmondAlmond
Sugar 5.7g N/A 46% 1.6 times less than Coca-ColaCoca-Cola
Fiber 25g 100% 7% 10.4 times more than OrangeOrange
Copper 0.82mg 92% 17% 5.8 times more than ShiitakeShiitake
Zinc 3.14mg 29% 29% 2 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Phosphorus 421mg 60% 11% 2.3 times more than Chicken meatChicken meat
Sodium 13mg 1% 84% 37.7 times less than White BreadWhite Bread
Vitamin A 53IU 1% 48% 315.2 times less than CarrotCarrot
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 0% 62%
Vitamin E 0.05mg 0% 91% 29.2 times less than KiwifruitKiwifruit
Selenium 8.2µg 15% 62%
Manganese 1.63mg 71% 29%
Vitamin B1 0.56mg 46% 16% 2.1 times more than Pea rawPea raw
Vitamin B2 0.33mg 26% 22% 2.6 times more than AvocadoAvocado
Vitamin B3 2.83mg 18% 52% 3.4 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Vitamin B5 0.98mg 20% 36% 1.2 times less than Sunflower seedSunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.37mg 28% 35% 3.1 times more than OatOat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0% 100% N/APork
Vitamin K 9µg 8% 51% 11.3 times less than BroccoliBroccoli
Trans Fat 0g N/A 100% N/AMargarine
Folate 423µg 106% 16% 6.9 times more than Brussels sproutBrussels sprout
Saturated Fat 0.25g 1% 75% 23.2 times less than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Choline 95.8mg 17% 52%
Monounsaturated Fat 0.3g N/A 75% 32.3 times less than AvocadoAvocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0.63g N/A 56% 75.2 times less than WalnutWalnut
Tryptophan 0.25mg 0% 57% 1.2 times less than Chicken meatChicken meat
Threonine 0.93mg 0% 59% 1.3 times more than Beef broiledBeef broiled
Isoleucine 1.05mg 0% 57% 1.2 times more than Salmon rawSalmon raw
Leucine 1.96mg 0% 54% 1.2 times less than Tuna BluefinTuna Bluefin
Lysine 1.67mg 0% 63% 3.7 times more than TofuTofu
Methionine 0.21mg 0% 75% 2.2 times more than QuinoaQuinoa
Phenylalanine 1.1mg 0% 50% 1.7 times more than EggEgg
Valine 1.16mg 0% 56% 1.7 times less than Soybean rawSoybean raw
Histidine 0.66mg 0% 61% 1.1 times less than Turkey meatTurkey meat
Omega-3 - EPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DHA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon
Omega-3 - DPA 0g N/A 100% N/ASalmon

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 341
% Daily Value*
3%
Total Fat 2g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 13mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate 58g
100%
Dietary Fiber 25g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 26g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 103mg 10%

Iron 7mg 88%

Potassium 1,062mg 0%

*
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
ok
 ⓘ 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.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ 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.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ 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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References

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  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175205/nutrients

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