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Adzuki Beans

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Adzuki Beans review: 50 facts and highlights

Adzuki Beans

Why is Adzuki Beans better than the average?

  • more copper per 100g
    1.09mgvs0.86mg
  • more carbohydrates per 100g
    62.9gvs51.8g
  • more phosphorus per 100g
    381mgvs373.19mg
  • more potassium per 100g
    1254mgvs1133.38mg
  • more zinc per 100g
    5.04mgvs3.11mg
  • higher water content per 100g
    13.44gvs11.77g
  • more manganese per 100g
    1.73mgvs1.54mg
  • more riboflavin per 100g
    0.22mgvs0.2mg

Top nutrition facts and health benefits

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General values

1. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

1377kJ

The amount of food energy in kiloJoules (kJ) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 7,500 kJ (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Spanish Peanuts

2386kJ

2. more proteins per 100g

19.87g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.

Best

Soybeans

36.49g

3. more lipids per 100g

0.53g

Lipids are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. They provide energy and also play a key role in the production of hormones and cell membranes, as well as in the absorption of nutrients and fat-soluble vitamins.

Best

Spanish Peanuts

49.6g

4. more dietary fiber per 100g

12.7g

Dietary fiber, also called roughage, is present in plants, in soluble or insoluble form. Eating fruits, vegetables and whole grains rich in fiber helps the digestion process.

Best

Winged Beans

25.9g

5. higher water content per 100g

13.44g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.

Best

Tofu (Regular)

84.55g

6. more food energy (kcal) per 100g

329kcal

The amount of food energy in kilocalories (kcal) per 100g. The minimum daily requirement is approximately 1,800 kcal (according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations).

Best

Valencia Peanuts

570kcal

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Sugars

1. more carbohydrates per 100g

62.9g

Carbohydrates are composed of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen, and are divided in 4 groups: oligosaccharides (glycose), monosaccharides and disaccharides which are sugars and serve as a quick source of energy, while polysaccharides, like starches serve for storing energy.

Best

Pink Beans

64.19g

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Minerals

1. more copper per 100g

1.09mg

Copper is an essential trace mineral that helps in the formation of collagen and elastin, which are essential for tissue and bone integrity.

Best

Winged Beans

2.88mg

2. more ash per 100g

3.26g

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).

Best

Soybeans

4.87g

3. more calcium content per 100g

66mg

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.

Best

Tofu (Firm)

683mg

4. more iron content per 100g

4.98mg

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.

Best

Soybeans

15.7mg

5. more magnesium per 100g

127mg

Magnesium is an important mineral for bone development and helps the proper functioning of various metabolic processes, like activating the enzymes that help in energy production.

Best

Mothbeans

381mg

6. more phosphorus per 100g

381mg

Phosphorus is the second most abundant mineral found in the human body, after calcium. It helps cellular reproduction and contributes to the growth and repair of tissues.

Best

Soybeans

704mg

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Vitamins

1. more vitamin A (IU) per 100g

17IU

Vitamin A is a fat soluble vitamin that comes in various forms. It is primarily important in maintaining healthy vision and the development of bones, soft tissues and skin. IU (International Units) is the unit of measurement that almost all food labels use.

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Tofu (Firm)

166IU

2. more thiamin per 100g

0.46mg

Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.

Best

Hyacinth Beans

1.13mg

3. more riboflavin per 100g

0.22mg

Ribolflavin (vitamin B2) is one of the most important vitamins from the B complex series. It is necessary for breaking down carbohydrates and for processing amino acids and fats.

Best

Soybeans

0.87mg

4. more niacin per 100g

2.63mg

Niacin or vitamin B3 aids the body by lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat). Like other vitamins from the B complex series, it also helps convert carbohydrates into glucose.

Best

Spanish Peanuts

15.93mg

5. more pantothenic acid per 100g

1.47mg

Pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) contributes to lowering cholesterol and triglycerides (fat) in the body. Like all B vitamins, it is involved in the conversion of carbohydrates into glucose. It also contributes to maintaining the health of the nervous system.

Best

Valencia Peanuts

1.81mg

6. more vitamin B6 per 100g

0.35mg

Vitamin B6 (pyridoxine) is needed for the production of the neurotransmitters serotonin and norepinephrine. It's essential for absorbing vitamin B12 and takes part in the production of red blood cells, various cells of the immune system and in the formation of myelin, which protects nerve cells from damage.

Best

Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Gram)

0.54mg

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Amino acids

1. more tryptophan per 100g

0.19g

Tryptophan is an essential amino acid that the body needs for growth, for creating the sleep hormone melatonin, the neurotransmitter serotonin and for the synthesis of vitamin B3.

Best

Winged Beans

0.76g

2. more threonine per 100g

0.67g

Threonine is an essential amino acid that helps promote normal growth of the body. It also helps various systems in the body like cardiovascular, liver, nervous and immune system.

Best

Soybeans

1.77g

3. more isoleucine per 100g

0.79g

Isoleucine is an essential amino acid, important for the the synthesis of hemoglobin, the regulation and stabilization of blood sugars and energy levels, and tissue repair.

Best

Soybeans

1.97g

4. more leucine per 100g

1.67g

Leucine is an essential amino acid for adipose, muscle and liver tissues. It stimulates protein synthesis, protecting muscles from stress and is important for regulating blood sugar and stimulating insulin release, which is important for building muscles.

Best

Soybeans

3.31g

5. more lysine per 100g

1.5g

Lysine is an essential amino acid that helps the body absorb calcium and has a crucial role in collagen formation.

Best

Soybeans

2.71g

6. more methionine per 100g

0.21g

Methionine is an essential amino acid that plays an important role in synthesizing other proteins, forming cartilage tissues, dissolving fat and reducing fat in the liver. It has an anti-inflammatory and pain relieving effect and strengthens hair and nail structure.

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Soybeans

0.55g

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Antioxidants

1. more daidzein content per 100g

0.36mg

Daidzin is an isoflavone compound found in vegetables and legumes, especially soy and soybeans. It stimulates the formation of bone mass and helps regulate estrogen levels.

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Soybeans

62.9mg

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