Table 2

Descriptive characteristics of test meals1
Characteristics White rice control Pinto beans and white rice Black beans and white rice Kidney beans and white rice
Total weight (g) 180.0 305.0 243.0 267.0
Rice (g) 180.0 128.0 128.0 128.0
Beans (g) 177.0 115.0 139.0
Energy (kcal) 232.0 273.9 257.9 277.2
Total carbohydrate (g) 49.5 59.7 55.5 58.7
Available CHO (g) 48.8 49.7 49.7 49.7
Rice (g) 48.8 34.7 34.7 34.7
Beans (g) 15.0 15.0 15.0
Fiber (g) 0.7 10.0 5.8 9.1
Protein (g) 4.8 11.6 9.6 10.9
Fat (g) 0.5 0.4 0.8 0.4

1 Nutrition information was obtained from the food’s Nutrition Facts Label; Great Value (rice) and Bush Brothers & Company (beans).

Thompson et al.

Thompson et al. Nutrition Journal 2012 11:23   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-11-23

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