How many calories in Green Beans? See below, the Green Beans calories for the different serving sizes. We provide you with the Green Beans nutrition facts and the health benefits of Green Beans to help you to lose weight and eat a healthy diet.
Green Beans are also known as Snap Beans in the US or French Beans in the UK. The calories in Green Beans are low. In comparison to dried beans, Green Beans contain less protein, more fiber and other nutrients. Green beans are a good source of fiber, protein, complex carbohydrates, calcium, magnesium, manganese, potassium, phosphorus, folate (folic acid), iron, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, C, and K.
Green Beans benefits include the ability to lower cholesterol due to their rich source of fiber. In addition, they are a good source of vitamin K, provide excellent maintenance of strong and healthy bones, help prevent arthritis and osteoporosis, the formation of plaque on the walls of the arteries, lower blood pressure, and improve cholesterol levels thus preventing the heart from various diseases.
The antioxidants in Green Beans lower the risk of colon cancer. Steam Green Beans for just 5 minutes to retain the maximum number of nutrients.
Below are two calorie tables showing the calories for this vegetable when raw and boiled. We also have a detailed nutrient table comparing raw with cooked.
Compare the nutrition and calories in Green Beans with the calories in other vegetable varieties.
All of our calorie and nutrition data is provided by the US Department of Agriculture.
|Serving Size||Beans, snap, green, raw,(calories per serving). |
Refuse: 12% (Ends, strings, trimmings)
|Beans, french, mature seeds, raw, (calories per serving). |
Refuse: 12% (Ends, strings, trimmings)
|100 grams||31 kcal (131 kJ)||343 kcal (1435 kJ)|
|1 cup 1/2" pieces, 100 grams||31 kcal (131 kJ)||-|
|10 beans (4" long), 55 grams||17 kcal (72 kJ)||-|
|1 cup, 184 grams||-||631 kcal (2640 kJ)|
|Serving Size||Beans, snap, green, cooked, boiled, drained, with or without salt, (calories per serving)||Beans, french, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, with or without salt, (calories per serving)|
|100 grams||35 kcal (147 kJ)||129 kcal (540 kJ)|
|1 cup, 125 grams||44 kcal (184 kJ)||-|
|1 cup, 177 grams||-||228 kcal (956 kJ)|
|Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz)|
|Nutrients||Beans, snap, green, raw||Beans, snap, green, cooked, boiled, drained, without salt|
|Water||90.32 g||89.22 g|
|Energy||131 kJ (31 kcal)||147 kJ (35 kcal)|
|Carbohydrates||6.97 g||7.88 g|
|Fiber||2.7 g||3.2 g|
|Sugars||3.26 g||1.55 g|
|Total Fat:||0.22 g||0.28 g|
|Cholesterol||0 mg||0 mg|
|Protein||1.83 g||1.89 g|
|Calcium, Ca||37 mg (4 %)||44 mg (4%)|
|Iron, Fe||1.03 mg (6 %)||0.65 mg (4%)|
|Magnesium, Mg||25 mg (6 %)||18 mg (5%)|
|Phosphorus, P||38 mg (4 %)||29 mg (3%)|
|Potassium, K||221 mg (5 %)||146 mg (3%)|
|Zinc, Zn||0.24 mg (2 %)||0.25 mg (2%)|
|Copper, Cu||0.069 mg (3 %)||0.057 mg (3%)|
|Manganese, Mn||0.216 mg (11 %)||0.285 mg (14%)|
|Selenium, Se||0.6 mcg (1 %)||0.2 mcg (0%)|
|Vitamin C||12.2 mg (20 %)||9.7 mg (16%)|
|Thiamine (Vit. B1)||0.082 mg (5 %)||0.074 mg (5%)|
|Riboflavin (Vit. B2)||0.104 mg (6 %)||0.097 mg (6%)|
|Niacin (Vit. B3)||0.734 mg (4 %)||0.614 mg (3%)|
|Pantothenic acid (B5)||0.225 mg (2 %)||0.074 mg (1%)|
|Vitamin B6||0.141 mg (7 %)||0.056 mg (3%)|
|Folate (Vit. B9)||33 mcg (8 %)||33 mcg (8%)|
|Vitamin B12||0 mcg (0 %)||0 mcg|
|Vitamin A||690 IU (14 %)||700 IU (14%)|
|Vitamin E||0.41 mg (2 %)||0.45 mg (2%)|
|Vitamin K||14.4 mcg (18 %)||16 mcg (20%)|
|Percentages are relative to US Recommended Daily Intake (RDI) for adults.|
Cold Green Bean Salad Recipe
This quick and easy green bean salad is ready in just 10 min. The salad calorie content is 138 kcal, with 9g of net carbs. It is suitable for diabetics, vegetarians and a heart healthy diet. It is a good source of: fiber, vitamin C, vitamin A, manganese and folate.
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