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Health Benefits  

Fava Beans

Fava beans — or broad beans — are green legumes that come in pods. They have a slightly sweet, earthy flavor and are eaten by people all over the world. Fava beans are loaded with vitamins, minerals, fiber and protein. They’re thought to offer impressive health effects, such as improved motor function and immunity.

1. Loaded with Nutrients

For their relatively small size, fava beans pack an incredible amount of nutrients.

In particular, they’re rich in plant protein, folate and several other vitamins and minerals. They’re also loaded with soluble fiber that can aid digestion and lower cholesterol levels.

One cup (170 grams) of cooked fava beans has:

  • Calories: 187 calories

  • Carbs: 33 grams

  • Fat: Less than 1 gram

  • Protein: 13 grams

  • Fiber: 9 grams

  • Folate: 40% of the Daily Value (DV)

  • Manganese: 36% of the DV

  • Copper: 22% of the DV

  • Phosphorous: 21% of the DV

  • Magnesium: 18% of the DV

  • Iron: 14% of the DV

  • Potassium: 13% of the DV

  • Thiamine (vitamin B1) and Zinc: 11% of the DV

 

In addition, fava beans provide smaller amounts of almost all other B vitamins, calcium and selenium.

SUMMARY

Fava beans are incredibly nutritious and an excellent source of soluble fiber, protein, folate, manganese, copper and several other micronutrients.