Kidney Beans

Kidney Beans

Nutrition Facts:

3.5 ounces (100 grams) of boiled beans:

  • calories: 127
  • water: 67%
  • protein: 8.7 grams 
  • carbs: 22.8 grams
  • sugar: 0.3 grams
  • fiber: 6.4 grams 
  • fat: 0.5 grams 


General Information: 

Kidney beans are grains native to Central America and Mexico, mainly composed of carbs and fiber, yet a good source of protein (plant based protein). It is eaten well cooked, since it is toxic when raw or improperly cooked. 

Kidney beans serve as a health component to a well balanced diet. Its fibers moderate blood sugar and its proteins can reduce digestion of carbs which may induce weight loss.