Pinto Beans
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Pinto Beans review: 60 facts and highlights

1. more copper per 100g

Copper is an essential trace mineral that helps in the formation of collagen and elastin, which are essential for tissue and bone integrity.
Winged Beans: 2.88mg

2. higher water content per 100g

Foods with high water content help you stay hydrated. Water also helps transporting nutrients and oxygen throughout the body.
Tofu (Regular): 84.55g

3. more food energy (kJ) per 100g

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).
Spanish Peanuts: 2386kJ

4. more proteins per 100g

Proteins are essential for a healthy, balanced diet. The recommended daily dose is 0.8-1g of protein per 1 kg of body weight.
Soybeans: 36.49g

5. more lipids per 100g

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.
Spanish Peanuts: 49.6g

6. more ash per 100g

The ash content refers to the total amount of minerals contained (potassium, sodium, calcium, magnesium).
Soybeans: 4.87g

7. more carbohydrates per 100g

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.
Pink Beans: 64.19g

8. more dietary fiber per 100g

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.
Winged Beans: 25.9g

9. more formononetin per 100g

Formononetin has an estrogen-like effect and is abundant in plants and herbs, particularly in beans and soy.
Soybeans: 8.46mg

10. more genistein content per 100g

Genistein is phytoestrogen found in plants. It helps regulate cholesterol levels and contributes to maintaining a healthy bone structure.
Soybeans: 81.35mg

11. more daidzein content per 100g

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.
Soybeans: 62.9mg

12. more calcium content per 100g

Calcium is a mineral which is very important for bone health. The recommended daily dose for adults is approximately 1000mg per day.
Tofu (Firm): 683mg

13. more iron content per 100g

Iron is found in hemoglobin, which represents approximately 2 thirds of the body’s iron reserve.
Soybeans: 15.7mg

14. more magnesium per 100g

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.
Mothbeans: 381mg

15. more phosphorus per 100g

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.
Soybeans: 704mg

16. more potassium per 100g

Potassium is a mineral that helps muscles contract, regulates the fluid balance in the body, helps maintain a normal blood pressure and kidney health.
Soybeans: 1797mg

17. more sodium per 100g

Sodium helps regulate the water level in the cells, especially in the kidneys. The amount of sodium consumed also influences blood pressure.
Catjang Cowpeas: 58mg

18. more zinc per 100g

Zinc plays an important part in cell division and in strengthening the immune system.
Hyacinth Beans: 9.3mg

19. more coumestrol per 100g

Coumestrol has anti-estrogen properties and can affect all organs that are regulated by the hormone estrogen.
Pinto Beans: 1.8mg

20. more manganese per 100g

Manganese is a trace mineral that assists in bone formation, skin integrity and assists the enzymes that control blood sugar.
Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Gram): 21.31mg

21. more selenium per 100g

Selenium is an important mineral with antioxidant properties. It helps the body's detoxification system and strengthens the immune system.
Pinto Beans: 27.9µg

22. more vitamin C per 100g

Also known as ascorbic acid and L-ascorbic acid, vitamin C helps strengthen the immune system and is commonly used to prevent viral infectious diseases.
Pinto Beans: 6.3mg

23. more thiamin per 100g

Thiamin (vitamin B1) assists the body's cells change carbohydrates into energy. It is commonly found in grain-based foods like bread and cereals.
Hyacinth Beans: 1.13mg

24. more riboflavin per 100g

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.
Soybeans: 0.87mg

25. more niacin per 100g

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.
Spanish Peanuts: 15.93mg

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