Can't trust nutritional labels (even on simple stuff like dry beans)

You shouldn't trust nutritional labels at all. I've heard that they might be more accurate in the EU, but here in the US they seem to be completely made up.


Treasured Harvest pinto beans:

2.11 kcal/g (dry weight)


Goya pinto beans:

3.35 kcal/g (dry weight)

That's 59% more!

I trust the USDA data a bit more, but unfortunately it's not available for everything (like Mayocaba/Peruano beans)

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