String Beans are quite delicious and equally healthy. The number of calories in string beans depends on whether they are in their raw form or their cooked form. String beans can be prepared using various methods; you may boil them, steam them, stir fry them and use various other ways to prepare them.
Half a cup of raw string beans contains a total of 31 calories. The fiber content in an equal serving of raw string beans is 31 grams, calcium content in it is 37 mg, folate content is 33 mcg, beta-cartone content is 379 mcg and potassium content is 211 mg. It also contains various other essential minerals and vitamins.
The number of calories in cooked green string beans is different from that in its raw form. One cup of cooked string beans contains a total of 77 calories out of which 46% of the calories are obtained from carbohydrates, 43% calories come from fat and the remaining 11% calories come from proteins.
The total fat content in an equal quantity of cooked string beans is 4.03 grams consisting of 0.771 gram of saturated fat content, 1.26 grams of polyunsaturated fat content and 1.75 grams of monounsaturated fat content. The total sodium content in an equal quantity of cooked string beans is 402 mg, potassium content in it is 182 mg, total carbohydrate content in it is 9.89 grams, dietary fiber content in it is 4 grams, sugar content is 1.92 grams and protein content in it is 2.37 grams. It has a good amount of vitamin C, iron and calcium.
Each serving of stir fried string beans contains a total of 94 calories. The total fat content in an equal serving of similarly cooked string beans is 5.3 grams, carbohydrate content in it is 11.1 grams, sodium content in it is 152 mg and potassium content is 287.4 mg.