The Best Southern Green Beans Recipe

The Best Southern Green Beans has a low-calorie, low-carb, average-fat and average-protein content. It is a good source of Vitamin B6 and Vitamin C.

The food contains 10.8g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is low in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. With 3 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

However, the average fat content makes it suitable if you're on a low-fat diet plan. It's low MUFA and average PUFA.

It is also rich in Vitamin C, whose benefits include, but are not limited to protection against immune system deficiencies, cardiovascular disease, prenatal health problems, eye disease, and even skin wrinkling.

It has a low density of Sodium, thus making it suitable for a low-sodium diet. It is also average in Magnesium, an essential micronutrient that regulates functioning of muscles and nerves and heart beat. It is also an average source of Selenium, which is an important antioxidant especially in combination with vitamin E.

It belongs to Southern cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing The Best Southern Green Beans has been given a composite ranking of 100, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein13%
 Calories from Fat38%
 Calories from Carbs48%

Why this is good for you

  • Very high in Vitamin B6
  • Very high in Vitamin C
  • Very low in Cholesterol
  • Low in Sodium

Why this is bad for you

Diet Suitability

Atkins DietLOW
Low Fat DietLOW
Zone DietLOW

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A9 IU0.2%Mid 40%Average
Retinol0.8 mcg
Vitamin C22.1 mg36.9%Top 10%Very High
Vitamin D4.1 IU1%Mid 40%Average
Thiamin0 mg
Riboflavin0 mg
Niacin2.5 mg12.3%Top 30%High
Vitamin B60.82 mg41%Top 10%Very High
Folate49.2 mcg12.3%Top 30%High
Folic Acid0 mcg
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0 mg

Mineral Analysis

Calcium77 mg7.7%Top 30%High
Iron2.5 mg13.7%Top 10%Very High
Magnesium52.5 mg13.1%Top 10%Very High
Phosphorus108.2 mg10.8%Mid 40%Average
Potassium618.9 mg17.7%Top 10%Very High
Sodium56.7 mg2.4%Bottom 30%Low
Zinc0.82 mg5.5%Mid 40%Average
Copper0 mg
Manganese0.82 mg41%Top 10%Very High
Selenium3.3 mcg4.7%Mid 40%Average

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate8.9 g3%Mid 40%Average
Dietary Fiber3.3 g13.1%Top 10%Very High
Sugars2.4 g
Glucose0.8 mg
Fructose0 mg
Lactose0 mg
Maltose0 mg
Galactose0 mg

Protein Analysis

Protein2.5 g4.9%Bottom 30%Low
Tryptophan0 mg
Threonine0 mg
Isoleucine0 mg
Leucine0 mg
Lysine0 mg
Methionine0 mg
Cystine0 mg
Phenylalanine0 mg
Tyrosine0 mg
Valine0 mg
Arginine0 mg
Histidine0 mg
Alanine0 mg
Aspartic Acid0 mg
Glutamic Acid0 mg
Glycine0 mg
Proline0 mg
Serine0 mg
Hydroxyproline0 mg

Fat Analysis

Total Fat3.1 g4.8%Bottom 30%Low
Saturated Fat0.98 g4.9%Mid 40%Average
Monounsaturated Fat1.6 g
Polyunsaturated Fat2.5 g

Other Nutrients Analysis

Alcohol0 g
Ash1.6 g
Caffeine0 mg
Theobromine0 mg

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 83 Calories from Fat 34

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 3.8 g 5.8%

Saturated Fat 1.2 g 6%

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 5.4 mg 1.8%

Sodium 69.2 mg 2.9%

Total Carbohydrates 10.8 g 3.6%

Dietary Fiber 4 g16%

Sugars 2.9 g

Protein 3 g 6%

Vitamin A 0.2% Vitamin C 45%

Calcium 9.4% Iron 16.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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