Green Bean Nutrition

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1/4 pound of green beans will fill an eight ounce cup.

In the picture above is the Provider green bean.  It is one of the best all around bush green beans.  The Provider is also a good bush bean to start late summer for a fall harvest here in San Antonio, Texas.

Not only green beans are good but Fava, Lima, Dry Beans, Pole Beans and Yard Long Beans.

Beans come in many colors:  Green, Red, Yellow and Purple.

Dry beans--there are many types and colors.

Calories per cup:  about 44

If green beans was all we had to eat, we could survive on about 40 cups per day (male, female, child, adult--will all vary)

Total Fat 0.4 g                   

       Saturated fat 0.1 g

       Polyunsaturated fat 0.2 g

       Monounsaturated fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1 mg

Potassium 183 mg

Total Carbohydrate 10 g

          Dietary fiber 4 g

          Sugar 1.9 g

Protein 2.4 g


Vitamin A

Vitamin C--green beans are a good source for vitamin C



Vitamin D--there is no vitamin D in green beans

Vitamin B


More on Green Bean Nutrition

Many minerals and vitamins come from Green beans.  Green beans can be eaten raw or cooked.

They can be canned or frozen.

They can be allowed to mature and dried for later use.  As a dry bean they will store almost for ever.

Green beans are also known as string beans and are easily available in most grocery stores. Their nutrient content includes fibers, vitamins, minerals and very less carbohydrates. They also contain protein, calcium, dietary fiber, iron and several other essential nutrients. Green beans have impressive amount of antioxidants and even provide cardiovascular benefits. Green beans are a rich source of Omega-3 fats too. The carotenoid and flavonoid content of green beans provide anti-inflammatory benefits.

Green beans are a rich source of dietary fiber. Dietary fibers have many health benefits. Fibers are prescribed to people suffering from digestive issues. The fiber content in the green beans helps in prevention and treatment of constipation, haemorrhoids and diverticulosis. The high fiber content in green beans helps to maintain cholesterol and sugar levels in your body.

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