United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Release 28
Full Report (All Nutrients):  11973, Beans, fava, in pod, raw
Food Group: Vegetables and Vegetable Products
Scientific Name:  Vicia faba
Carbohydrate Factor: 3.57   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 2.44   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
Refuse: 3%   Refuse Description:   Ends
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 126g

pod 6.1g
Proximates Water g 72.60 2 -- 91.48 4.43
Proximates Energy kcal 88 -- -- 111 5
Proximates Energy kJ 368 -- -- 464 22
Proximates Protein g 7.92 2 -- 9.98 0.48
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 0.73 2 -- 0.92 0.04
Proximates Ash g 1.12 2 -- 1.41 0.07
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 17.63 -- -- 22.21 1.08
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 7.5 -- -- 9.4 0.5
Proximates Sugars, total g 9.21 -- -- 11.60 0.56
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 37 2 -- 47 2
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 1.55 2 -- 1.95 0.09
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 33 2 -- 42 2
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 129 2 -- 163 8
Minerals Potassium, K mg 332 2 -- 418 20
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 25 2 -- 32 2
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 1.00 2 -- 1.26 0.06
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.402 2 -- 0.507 0.025
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 0.661 2 -- 0.833 0.040
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 0.8 -- -- 1.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 3.7 2 -- 4.7 0.2
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.133 2 -- 0.168 0.008
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.290 2 -- 0.365 0.018
Vitamins Niacin mg 2.249 2 -- 2.834 0.137
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.225 2 -- 0.284 0.014
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.104 2 -- 0.131 0.006
Vitamins Folate, total µg 148 2 -- 186 9
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 148 2 -- 186 9
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 148 -- -- 186 9
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 17 -- -- 21 1
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta 1 µg 196 2 -- 247 12
Vitamins Carotene, alpha 1 µg 0 2 -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta 1 µg 9 2 -- 11 1
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 333 -- -- 420 20
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 1811 -- -- 2282 110
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 1.16 -- -- 1.46 0.07
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 40.9 -- -- 51.5 2.5
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.118 1 -- 0.149 0.007
Lipids 12:0 g 0.001 1 -- 0.001 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.002 1 -- 0.003 0.000
Lipids 15:0 g 0.002 1 -- 0.003 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.065 1 -- 0.082 0.004
Lipids 17:0 g 0.002 1 -- 0.003 0.000
Lipids 18:0 g 0.028 1 -- 0.035 0.002
Lipids 20:0 g 0.010 1 -- 0.013 0.001
Lipids 22:0 g 0.005 1 -- 0.006 0.000
Lipids 24:0 g 0.003 1 -- 0.004 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.104 1 -- 0.131 0.006
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.004 1 -- 0.005 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.097 1 -- 0.122 0.006
Lipids 20:1 g 0.003 1 -- 0.004 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.342 1 -- 0.431 0.021
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.312 1 -- 0.393 0.019
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.030 1 -- 0.038 0.002
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 22 1 -- 28 1
Lipids Stigmasterol mg 1 1 -- 1 0
Lipids Campesterol mg 3 1 -- 4 0
Lipids Beta-sitosterol mg 18 1 -- 23 1
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0

Sources of Data

1Nutrient Data Laboratory, ARS, USDA Nutrient content of ethnic and geographic specific foods, Southern Testing and Research Laboratories , 1995  Beltsville MD