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alfalfa Or lucerne, Medicago sativa, commonly grown for animal feed or silage, and widely consumed as bean sprouts.

Sprouted beans, composition/100 g: water 91 g, 121 kJ (29 kcal), protein 4 g,fat 0.7 g,carbohydrate 3.8 g (0.2 g sugars),fibre 2.5 g,ash 0.4 g, Ca 32mg, Fe 1mg, Mg 27mg, P 70mg, K 79mg, Na 6mg, Zn 0.9mg, Cu 0.2mg,Mn 0.2mg, Se 0.6g, vitamin A 8g RE (99g carotenoids), K 30.5mg, B1 0.08mg, B2 0.13mg, niacin 0.5mg, B6 0.03mg, folate 36g, pantothenate 0.6mg,C 8mg.