Beans: calories, carbs, fats and other nutrients


Few people see beans as medicine. For most people it’s just a tasty legume, a rich source of highly digestible protein. But scientific research proves that a bean diet can be very effective in the fight against diabetes and cardiovascular disease. It can also be a good cancer preventative. However, like most medications, if not consumed properly, beans can be harmful, causing both short-term and long-term poisoning.

Macroelements and calories

Proteins (g)Fats (g)Carbohydrates (g)Calories

Vitamins (mg)

  • b-carotine: 0,02
  • B1: 0,5
  • B2: 0,2
  • B3: 2,1
  • B9: 0,09
  • E: 3,8

Microelements (mg)

  • Potassium, K: 500
  • Calcium, Ca: 150
  • Magnesium, Mg: 100
  • Sodium, Na: 40
  • Phosphorus, P: 500
  • Iron, Fe: 6

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