Calories in Broad Beans,
Broad Beans Nutrition

How many calories in Broad beans? See below, the Broad beans calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Broad Beans nutrition facts and the health benefits of Broad beans to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.

Broad beans also known as Fava beans, have many uses, cooked and eaten cold in salads, in stews, or simply steamed and eaten like any other vegetable. Broad beans are quite high in carbohydrates, about one fifth of its content; however it is high in fiber. They provide a good source of folate, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus and potassium.

Given their excellent fiber content, Broad beans are great for aiding digestion and helping you to feel full quickly. They are believed to be good at lowering levels of cholesterol and therefore reducing the risk of heart disease. Other Broad beans benefits are thought to include the regulation of our blood sugar levels so potentially useful for diabetics.

Broad beans contain tyramine which may cause headaches.

Below we have three calorie tables for this vegetable when raw, cooked or canned. We also have a detailed nutrient table. See our vegetable calories comparison chart to compare the calories in broad beans with the other calories in vegetables.

Also, have a look how nutritious Broad beans are in comparison to the other vegetable nutrition facts.

Calories in Broad Beans

Calories in Broad Beans (Fava Beans), Mature Seeds, Raw

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Scientific Name: Vicia faba
Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams341 kcal (1425 kJ)
1 cup, 150 grams512 kcal (2138 kJ)
1 tbsp, 9.4 grams32 kcal (134 kJ)

Broad Beans (Fava Beans), Mature Seeds, Cooked, Boiled

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Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams110 kcal (460 kJ)
1 cup, 170 grams187 kcal (782 kJ)

Broad Beans (Fava Beans), Mature Seeds, Canned

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Serving SizeCalories per Serving
100 grams71 kcal (297 kJ)
1 cup, 256 grams182 kcal (760 kJ)

Broad Beans Nutritional Information

Broad Beans (Fava Beans), Mature Seeds, Cooked, Boiled
Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)
Water71.54 g
Energy460 kJ (110 kcal)
Carbohydrates19.65 g
Sugars1.82 g
Dietary fiber5.4 g
Fat0.40 g
Protein8.86 g
Calcium, Ca36 mg (4 %)
Iron, Fe1.5 mg (8 %)
Magnesium, Mg43 mg (11 %)
Phosphorus, P125 mg (13 %)
Potassium, K268 mg (6 %)
Zinc, Zn1.01 mg (7 %)
Copper, Cu0.259 mg (13 %)
Manganese, Mn0.421 mg (21 %)
Selenium, Se2.6 mcg (4 %)
Vitamin C0.3 mg (0.5 %)
Thiamine (Vit. B1)0.097 mg (6.5 %)
Riboflavin (Vit. B2)0.089 mg (5 %)
Niacin (Vit. B3)0.711 mg (4 %)
Pantothenic acid (B5)0.157 mg (2 %)
Vitamin B60.072 mg (4 %)
Folate (Vit. B9)104 mcg (26 %)
Vitamin A15 IU (0.3 %)
Vitamin E0.02 mg (0.1 %)
Vitamin K2.9 mcg (4 %)
Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.
Source: USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference

Author: Lana Soko

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