Pinto Beans

Pinto Bean Facts:

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 Cup - Cooked
Servings Per Container 1

Amount Per Serving
Calories 245 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 2mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 45g 15%
Dietary Fiber 15g 60%
Sugars 1g
Protein 15g

Vitamin A 0%
Vitamin C 2%
Calcium 8%
Iron 20%
Vitamin E 8%
Vitamin K 7%
Thiamin 22%
Riboflavin 6%
Niacin 3%
Vitamin B6 20%
Folate 74%
Pantothenic Acid 4%
Magnesium 21%
Phosphorus 25%
Potassium 21%
Zinc 11%
Copper 19%
Manganese 39%
Selenium 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

PQ (Protein Quality) x PDCAAS (Protein Digestibility Corrected Amino Acid Score) - 62



Additional Contents


Potential Health Benefits

  • powerful anti-cancer properties
  • powerful cardiovascular disease protection
  • powerful heart attack protection
  • powerful digestive health boost
  • powerful cholesterol management
  • improved blood sugar management
  • energy boost
  • antioxidant


Potential Athletic Benefits

  • Great source of complex carbohydrates with a slow release of glucose into the bloodstream for an extended endurance threshold.
  • Great source of iron (common athletic deficiency) for an increase in energy levels.
  • Great source of essential minerals to fill in nutrient gaps to increase overall athletic performance.
  • Protect long-term health from excessive athletic demands.

Glycemic Index Rank

40 out of 100

Low Glycemic less than 55

Food Sensitivity Rank

<1 to 1 ratio

Low for Fructose Sensitivity less than 1 (fructose to glucose ratio)

Pinto beans rein high on our health beneficial food list. They contain high amounts of fiber, iron, complex carbohydrates, amino acids, trace minerals, and B-vitamins. They can be eaten regularly (unless you negatively react to them) and can benefit the body in huge ways including helping to lower cancer risk, lower heart attack risk, lower cardiovascular disease risk, improved blood glucose management, and digestive health boost.

Spicy Pinto Bean Soup with Avocado
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is a natural pytoestrogen flavonoid that is found in many plants such as sprouts, beans, and clover. Coumestrol may help to provide a host of health benefits such as improved: cancer protection, anti-inflammatory effects, neurological protection, bone health boost, promoted ovarian cancer cell apoptosis, and anti-microbial effects.
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Sources include: USDA

***All-Body Fitness takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the information provided above. Please contact a medical doctor or a registered dietitian for nutrition advice.



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