bean, red kidney

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Ripe seed of Phaseolus vulgaris. A 100‐g portion of dried raw beans is a rich source of protein, vitamin B1, folate, iron, copper, and selenium; a good source of vitamin B6 and zinc; a source of vitamin B2, niacin, and calcium; contains 1.7 g of fat, of which 11% is saturated; provides 25 g of dietary fibre; supplies 280 kcal (1 180 kJ).

Subjects: Medicine and Health.

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