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How many calories are there in black beans?

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One cup of cooked black beans contains 227.04 calories, which is equal to 13 percent of a 2,000 calorie diet for adults and children over four years old. There are 8.36 calories from fat in black beans and 2.15 calories from saturated fat.

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Organizations, such as the American Cancer Society, American Heart Association and American Diabetes Association, recommend that black beans and other legumes be added to the diet because of their disease preventing and health boosting properties. Black beans are low in fat and contain high amounts of valuable nutrients, such as folate, fiber, vitamin B1, copper, manganese and molybdenum.

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