String Beans

String Beans

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1.0 lb

String beans are the unripe, young fruit of the common green bean. Studies have noted that including more plant foods, such as string/green beans in the diet decreases the risk of obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and overall mortality.

Consumption of fruit and vegetables also promotes a healthy skin complexion, increased energy, and overall lower weight. According to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Nutrient Database, one standard cup of canned snap beans (about 150 grams) contains:

  •  28 calories
  • 0.55 grams (g) of fat
  • 5.66 g of carbohydrate
  • 2.6 g of fiber
  • 1.94 g of sugar
  • 1.42 g of protein

 In terms of nutrients, it contains:

  • 17 milligrams (mg) of calcium
  • 1.2 mg of iron
  • 18 mg magnesium
  • 30 mg of phosphorus
  • 130 mg potassium
  • 24 micrograms (mcg) of vitamin A
  • 52.5 mcg of vitamin K
  • 32 mcg of folate