United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service

National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference Legacy Release
Try FoodData Central Full Report (All Nutrients):  16052, Broadbeans (fava beans), mature seeds, raw
Food Group: Legumes and Legume Products
Scientific Name:  Vicia faba
Carbohydrate Factor: 4.07   Fat Factor:8.37   Protein Factor: 3.47   Nitrogen to Protein Conversion Factor: 6.25  
heading Nutrient Unit
Value per 100 g
# of Data Points Std. Error
cup 150 g

tbsp 9.4 g
Proximates Water g 10.98 100 -- 16.47 1.03
Proximates Energy kcal 341 -- -- 512 32
Proximates Energy kJ 1425 -- -- 2138 134
Proximates Protein g 26.12 104 -- 39.18 2.46
Proximates Total lipid (fat) g 1.53 101 0.110 2.29 0.14
Proximates Ash g 3.08 102 -- 4.62 0.29
Proximates Carbohydrate, by difference g 58.29 -- -- 87.44 5.48
Proximates Fiber, total dietary g 25.0 -- -- 37.5 2.4
Proximates Sugars, total g 5.70 -- -- 8.55 0.54
Minerals Calcium, Ca mg 103 31 -- 154 10
Minerals Iron, Fe mg 6.70 30 -- 10.05 0.63
Minerals Magnesium, Mg mg 192 10 -- 288 18
Minerals Phosphorus, P mg 421 29 -- 632 40
Minerals Potassium, K mg 1062 8 61.000 1593 100
Minerals Sodium, Na mg 13 5 -- 20 1
Minerals Zinc, Zn mg 3.14 10 -- 4.71 0.30
Minerals Copper, Cu mg 0.824 10 -- 1.236 0.077
Minerals Manganese, Mn mg 1.626 8 0.148 2.439 0.153
Minerals Selenium, Se µg 8.2 -- -- 12.3 0.8
Vitamins Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid mg 1.4 1 -- 2.1 0.1
Vitamins Thiamin mg 0.555 11 -- 0.833 0.052
Vitamins Riboflavin mg 0.333 12 -- 0.500 0.031
Vitamins Niacin mg 2.832 11 -- 4.248 0.266
Vitamins Pantothenic acid mg 0.976 8 0.070 1.464 0.092
Vitamins Vitamin B-6 mg 0.366 8 0.010 0.549 0.034
Vitamins Folate, total µg 423 8 33.000 634 40
Vitamins Folic acid µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Folate, food µg 423 8 33.000 634 40
Vitamins Folate, DFE µg 423 -- -- 634 40
Vitamins Choline, total mg 95.8 -- -- 143.7 9.0
Vitamins Vitamin B-12 µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin B-12, added µg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin A, RAE µg 3 -- -- 4 0
Vitamins Retinol µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Carotene, beta µg 32 -- -- 48 3
Vitamins Carotene, alpha µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Cryptoxanthin, beta µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin A, IU IU 53 -- -- 80 5
Vitamins Lycopene µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Lutein + zeaxanthin µg 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin E (alpha-tocopherol) mg 0.05 -- -- 0.07 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin E, added mg 0.00 -- -- 0.00 0.00
Vitamins Vitamin D (D2 + D3) µg 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Vitamins Vitamin D IU 0 -- -- 0 0
Vitamins Vitamin K (phylloquinone) µg 9.0 -- -- 13.5 0.8
Lipids Fatty acids, total saturated g 0.254 -- -- 0.381 0.024
Lipids 4:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 6:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 8:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 10:0 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 12:0 g 0.004 -- -- 0.006 0.000
Lipids 14:0 g 0.002 -- -- 0.003 0.000
Lipids 16:0 g 0.204 -- -- 0.306 0.019
Lipids 18:0 g 0.031 -- -- 0.047 0.003
Lipids Fatty acids, total monounsaturated g 0.303 -- -- 0.454 0.028
Lipids 16:1 undifferentiated g 0.002 -- -- 0.003 0.000
Lipids 18:1 undifferentiated g 0.297 -- -- 0.445 0.028
Lipids 20:1 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:1 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total polyunsaturated g 0.627 -- -- 0.941 0.059
Lipids 18:2 undifferentiated g 0.581 -- -- 0.871 0.055
Lipids 18:3 undifferentiated g 0.046 -- -- 0.069 0.004
Lipids 18:4 g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:4 undifferentiated g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 20:5 n-3 (EPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:5 n-3 (DPA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids 22:6 n-3 (DHA) g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Fatty acids, total trans g 0.000 -- -- 0.000 0.000
Lipids Cholesterol mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Lipids Phytosterols mg 124 -- -- 186 12
Amino Acids Tryptophan g 0.247 32 -- 0.370 0.023
Amino Acids Threonine g 0.928 63 -- 1.392 0.087
Amino Acids Isoleucine g 1.053 63 -- 1.579 0.099
Amino Acids Leucine g 1.964 63 -- 2.946 0.185
Amino Acids Lysine g 1.671 66 -- 2.506 0.157
Amino Acids Methionine g 0.213 176 -- 0.320 0.020
Amino Acids Cystine g 0.334 146 -- 0.501 0.031
Amino Acids Phenylalanine g 1.103 63 -- 1.654 0.104
Amino Acids Tyrosine g 0.827 60 -- 1.240 0.078
Amino Acids Valine g 1.161 63 -- 1.742 0.109
Amino Acids Arginine g 2.411 64 -- 3.616 0.227
Amino Acids Histidine g 0.664 62 -- 0.996 0.062
Amino Acids Alanine g 1.070 54 -- 1.605 0.101
Amino Acids Aspartic acid g 2.916 54 -- 4.374 0.274
Amino Acids Glutamic acid g 4.437 54 -- 6.656 0.417
Amino Acids Glycine g 1.095 61 -- 1.643 0.103
Amino Acids Proline g 1.099 48 -- 1.648 0.103
Amino Acids Serine g 1.195 54 -- 1.792 0.112
Other Alcohol, ethyl g 0.0 -- -- 0.0 0.0
Other Caffeine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Other Theobromine mg 0 -- -- 0 0
Isoflavones Daidzein 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 mg 0.33 10 1 0.49 0.03
Isoflavones Genistein 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 mg 0.14 13 0.52 0.21 0.01
Isoflavones Glycitein 2, 5 mg 0.27 4 0.5 0.41 0.03
Isoflavones Total isoflavones 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 mg 0.63 10 1.93 0.94 0.06
Isoflavones Biochanin A mg 0.12 6 0.22 0.18 0.01
Isoflavones Formononetin mg 0.01 6 0.01 0.01 0.00
Isoflavones Coumestrol mg 0.00 6 0 0.00 0.00
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin dimers 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin trimers 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 4-6mers 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin 7-10mers 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Proanthocyanidin Proanthocyanidin polymers (>10mers) 1 mg 0.0 1 -- 0.0 0.0
Langual Code(s)

  • A0152 VEGETABLE OR VEGETABLE PRODUCT (US CFR)
  • A1286 1600 LEGUMES AND LEGUME PRODUCTS (USDA SR)
  • B1367 BROAD BEAN
  • C0133 SEED, SKIN PRESENT, GERM PRESENT
  • E0150 WHOLE, NATURAL SHAPE
  • F0001 EXTENT OF HEAT TREATMENT NOT KNOWN
  • G0003 COOKING METHOD NOT APPLICABLE
  • H0138 WATER REMOVED
  • J0116 DEHYDRATED OR DRIED
  • K0003 NO PACKING MEDIUM USED
  • M0001 CONTAINER OR WRAPPING NOT KNOWN
  • N0001 FOOD CONTACT SURFACE NOT KNOWN
  • P0024 HUMAN FOOD, NO AGE SPECIFICATION
  • Z0052 RIPE OR MATURE