Black Beans

Black beans as a strong contender in phytonutrient benefits. The seed coat of the black bean (the outermost part that we recognize as the bean’s surface) is an outstanding source of three anthocyanin flavonoids: delphinidin, petunidin, and malvidin. These three anthocyanins are primarily responsible for the rich black colour that we see on the bean surface. Kaempferol and quercetin are additional flavonoids provided by this legume. Also contained in black beans are hydroxycinnamic acids including ferulic, sinapic, and chlorogenic acid, as well as numerous triterpenoids.

Black beans provide special support for digestive tract health, and particularly our colon. Black beans are able to help support this lower part of our digestive tract.

Nutrition Value

Serving Size 100g
Calories 92
Calories from fat 0
  *Daily Value (%)
Total Fat 0 g 0%
Saturated fat 0 g 0%
Polyunsaturated fat 0 g
Monounsaturated fat 0 g
Trans fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 331 mg 14%
Potassium 0 mg
Total Carbohydrates 16 g 5%
Dietary fiber 5 g 18%
Sugar 0 g
Protein 6 g 0.8%
Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 0%
Calcium %
Iron %

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