Kidney beans (canned) - Carbs, Glycemic Index, Fats, Minerals, Vitamins & much more

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Kidney beans (canned) consist of 1% fat, 9% protein, 15% carbs, 9% fiber and 61% water. With 124 of calories per 100g Kidney beans (canned) are 63% lower than other foods in Legumes. In total 7% of the calories in Kidney beans (canned) are from fat, 29% from protein and 48% from carbohydrates.

  • Low Glycemic Index Glycemic Index: 40
  • High in carbs 22.5g carbohydrates per portion of 150g
  • Low Glycemic Load Glycemic Load: 9.0
  • High in iron Covers 0.3% of Iron RDA per portion
  • High in magnesium Covers 0.2% of Magnesium RDA per portion
  • High in potassium Covers 0.2% of Potassium RDA per portion

Can you eat Kidney beans (canned) for a low carb diet?

With 22.5g of carbs and a Glycemic Load of 9 in a portion of 150g, Kidney beans (canned) should be avoided for a ketogenic diet due to the high percentage of carbs. Kidney beans (canned) contain low amounts of Fructose, are Gluten free and have no Lactose.

Kidney beans (canned): nutrition facts & data

Nutrition facts
per 100g
Kidney beans (canned)
avg Legumes[1]
Calories (kcal) 124.0 198.3
Fat (g) 1.0 4.0
Protein (g) 9.0 15.0
Carbohydrates (g) 15.0 20.4
Mono- & Di-Saccharides (g) 1.0 20.4
Polysaccharides (g) 14.0 20.4
Fibers (g) 9.0 9.8
Sodium (mg) 265.0 141.1
Water (g) 61.0 46.1
[1] average of Legumes

Breakdown in percent (%) of total calories

An average portion size (150g) of Kidney beans (canned) contain:

  • 186.0 Calories
  • 1.5g of Fat
  • 13.5g of Protein
  • and 22.5g of Carbs
  • 397.5mg of sodium - 0.3% of the RDA for sodium.
  • 90.0mg of Magnesium, that covers 0.2% of the recommended daily allowance (RDA) for Magnesium.
  • 1.8mg of Zinc - 0.2% of the RDA for Zinc.
  • 3.8mg of Iron - 0.3% of the RDA for Iron.
  • 727.5mg of Potassium - 0.2% of the RDA for Potassium.
  • 1.5mg of Vitamin C - 0.0% of the RDA for Vitamin C.
  • No Vitamin B12

For every gram of carbs in Kidney beans (canned) you get

  • 0.60 grams of protein compared to the average of 0.46g per gram of carbs among all foods. Other foods in Legumes have on average 0.73g of proteins per 1 gram of carbs.
  • 0.07 grams of fat (total average 0.66g, other foods in Legumes 0.20g)
  • 0.60 grams of fibers (total average 0.13g, other foods in Legumes 0.48g)

Nutrient distribution per gram

What vitamins are in Kidney beans (canned)?

per 100g
Kidney beans (canned)
Vitamin C (mg) 1.0 2.2
Vitamin E (mg) 0.2 1.5
Vitamin B1 / Thiamine (mg) 0.1 0.3
Vitamin B2 (mg) 0.1 0.1
Vitamin B6 (mg) 0.1 0.2
Vitamin B9 / Folate (μg) 35.0 102.5
Vitamin B12 (μg) 0.0 0.0
Retinol (μg) 0.0 0.5
beta-Carotene (μg) 5.0
[1] average of Legumes

Are Kidney beans (canned) rich in vitamins?


The following chart displays the amount of vitamins per portion Size (150g) for Kidney beans (canned) of the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]) for each vitamin in percent.

[1]Avg. RDA for a 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for vitamins by clicking on the names in the table above.

Minerals in Kidney beans (canned)

per 100g
Kidney beans (canned)
Magnesium (mg) 60.0 96.4
Zinc (mg) 1.2 1.9
Sodium (mg) 265.0 141.1
Calcium (mg) 50.0 102.7
Iron (mg) 2.5 4.4
Potassium (mg) 485.0 608.0
Phosphorus (mg) 175.0 226.8
[1] average of Legumes

Are Kidney beans (canned) high in minerals?


Again, for every mineral contained in Kidney beans (canned) we looked at the portion size (150g) and applied it to the recommended daily allowance (RDA[1]). Data is shown in percent of RDA per portion size.

[1]RDA for a 19-30 year old adult
Learn more about RDA values for minerals by clicking on the names in the table above.

Carbohydrates in Kidney beans (canned)

15.0% of Kidney beans (canned) are carbs, per serving of 150g that makes 22.5g of carbs.

Monosachharides and polysaccharides

per 100g
Kidney beans (canned)
Monosaccharides (g) 1.0 2.1
Polysaccharides (g) 14.0 17.7
Total carbs (g) 15.0 20.4
[1] average of Legumes

How high are the Glycemic Index and the Glycemic Load for Kidney beans (canned)?

The Glycemic Index of Kidney beans (canned) is 40, which would be considered as low. The Glycemic Load in a normal serving is 9.0 and can be regarded as low.

Allergens in Kidney beans (canned)

  • are Gluten free
  • have no Lactose
  • low amounts of Fructose

Fatty acids and cholesterol in Kidney beans (canned)

Of the 1.0g total fat per 100g in Kidney beans (canned), 0.1g are saturated fatty acids (SFA), 0.3g are monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFA) and 0.0g are polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA). The amount of cholesterol is 0.0mg.

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