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Broad bean vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sugars (difference - 6.31g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.029g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Broad bean
Broad bean is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Broad bean Lima bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Broad bean 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
29
Broad bean
8
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
27
Broad bean
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
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Contains more Calcium +117.6%
Contains more Copper +71.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains more Iron +54.2%
Contains more Potassium +53%
Contains more Magnesium +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Equal in Zinc - 0.95
Contains more Calcium +117.6%
Contains more Copper +71.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +16.2%
Contains more Iron +54.2%
Contains more Potassium +53%
Contains more Magnesium +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -92%
Equal in Zinc - 0.95

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +434.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1945%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +544.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +434.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +1945%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +21.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +54.8%

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
48%
Broad bean
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
18%
Broad bean
21%
Lima bean
Fats
3%
Broad bean
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 Broad bean Lima bean Opinion
Calories 88 115 Lima bean
Protein 7.92 7.8 Broad bean
Fats 0.73 0.38 Broad bean
Vitamin C 3.7 0 Broad bean
Carbs 17.63 20.88 Lima bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.55 2.39 Lima bean
Calcium 37 17 Broad bean
Potassium 332 508 Lima bean
Magnesium 33 43 Lima bean
Sugars 9.21 2.9 Broad bean
Fiber 7.5 7 Broad bean
Copper 0.402 0.235 Broad bean
Zinc 1 0.95 Broad bean
Starch
Phosphorus 129 111 Broad bean
Sodium 25 2 Lima bean
Vitamin A 333 0 Broad bean
Vitamin E 1.16 0.18 Broad bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.133 0.161 Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.29 0.055 Broad bean
Vitamin B3 2.249 0.421 Broad bean
Vitamin B5 0.225 0.422 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.104 0.161 Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 40.9 2 Broad bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.118 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.104 0.034 Broad bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.342 0.171 Broad bean
Tryptophan 0.092 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 Lima bean
Lysine 0.523 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 Lima bean
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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