French Beans known to be a rich source of carbohydrates also contains a good number of calories. Most of these calories are obtained from carbohydrates. Being low in fats French beans are preferred by many.
One cup of raw French beans contains 631 calories. Out of these 631 calories 76% calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 19% from proteins and the remaining 5% calories come from fats. The total carbohydrate content in it is 117.96 grams, total fat content is 3.72 grams, protein content is 34.61 grams, sodium content in it is 33 mg and potassium content is 2421 mg. These beans also contain good amount of iron and calcium. One oz of raw French beans contains 97 calories and 100 grams of raw French beans have a total of 343 calories.
The calorie content in boiled French beans is lesser than that in its raw form. A small portion of boiled French beans weighing around 60 grams contains a total of 13 calories. A medium portion of boiled French beans weighing around 90 grams contains 20 calories and a large portion of boiled French beans weighing approximately 120 grams has a total of 26 calories. The fat content in boiled French beans is extremely low. Boiled form of French beans is considered quite nutritious. It may be consumed with salt or pepper added to it or can even be had as a part of soup or salad.
Though it is not a very healthy option but stir-fried French beans are well liked by many because of their taste. Half a bowl of stir fried French beans contains 141 calories. Out of these 141 calories 74% calories come from fat, 14% calories are obtained from carbohydrates and 11% come from proteins. The total fat content in an equal quantity of similarly cooked French beans is 12 grams, total carbohydrate content in it is 5 grams and fat content is 4 grams.