Food profile: Broadbeans (fava beans), mature seeds, cooked, boiled

Full name: Broadbeans (fava beans), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt

Category: Legumes

Efficiency: 0.36.

Amino Acid Score: 51.

Amino acid quantities (g per 100 g)

In relative terms, this food in particularly poor in methionine and rich in tyrosine.

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General nutritional values

Macronutrient quantities (g) per 100 g

Energy: 110 kcal for 100 g.

27.6 percents of proteins in total calories.

Table of nutritional values

Ratio of essential amino acids to total protein (mg/g)

Amino acid In food Required
(g/kg protein) (g/kg protein)
methionine 8.2 16
methionine + cysteine 20.9 22
valine 44.5 39
leucine 75.3 59
isoleucine 40.3 30
lysine 63.9 45
threonine 35.5 23
tryptophan 9.5 6
histidine 25.4 15
phenylalanine + tyrosine 73.9 30

Food pairs including this food

PairBest efficiencyAmino profile similarity
Amaranth grain, uncooked-Broadbeans (fava beans), mature seeds 0.730.68

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