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Barley vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.393g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 36)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Barley
Barley contains less Sugars (difference - 2.1g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Barley Lima bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Barley Lima bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
27
Barley
8
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
52
Barley
26
Lima bean

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Barley
6
:
Contains more Iron +50.6%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Magnesium +209.3%
Contains more Copper +111.9%
Contains more Zinc +191.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.8%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Iron +50.6%
Contains more Calcium +94.1%
Contains more Magnesium +209.3%
Contains more Copper +111.9%
Contains more Zinc +191.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +137.8%
Contains more Potassium +12.4%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Barley
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +301.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +993.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +216.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +301.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +418.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +993.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
75%
Barley
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
73%
Barley
21%
Lima bean
Fats
11%
Barley
2%
Lima bean

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Barley Lima bean Opinion
Calories 354 115 Barley
Protein 12.48 7.8 Barley
Fats 2.3 0.38 Barley
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 73.48 20.88 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.6 2.39 Barley
Calcium 33 17 Barley
Potassium 452 508 Lima bean
Magnesium 133 43 Barley
Sugars 0.8 2.9 Lima bean
Fiber 17.3 7 Barley
Copper 0.498 0.235 Barley
Zinc 2.77 0.95 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 264 111 Barley
Sodium 12 2 Lima bean
Vitamin A 22 0 Barley
Vitamin E 0.57 0.18 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.646 0.161 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285 0.055 Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604 0.421 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282 0.422 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.318 0.161 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2.2 2 Barley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295 0.034 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108 0.171 Barley
Tryptophan 0.208 0.092 Barley
Threonine 0.424 0.337 Barley
Isoleucine 0.456 0.411 Barley
Leucine 0.848 0.673 Barley
Lysine 0.465 0.523 Lima bean
Methionine 0.24 0.099 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7 0.449 Barley
Valine 0.612 0.469 Barley
Histidine 0.281 0.238 Barley
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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