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Bulgur 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 - 15mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bulgur
Bulgur contains less Sugars (difference - 2.49g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bulgur
Bulgur is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bulgur
Bulgur 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.
Bulgur 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
Bulgur 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
20
Bulgur
8
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
49
Bulgur
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
Bulgur
6
:
Contains more Calcium +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +281.4%
Contains more Copper +42.6%
Contains more Zinc +103.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Equal in Iron - 2.39
Contains more Calcium +105.9%
Contains more Magnesium +281.4%
Contains more Copper +42.6%
Contains more Zinc +103.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +170.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.9%
Contains less Sodium -88.2%
Equal in Iron - 2.39

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
Bulgur
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1114.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +44.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +109.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1114.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +147.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +112.4%
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
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
74%
Bulgur
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
76%
Bulgur
21%
Lima bean
Fats
6%
Bulgur
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 Bulgur Lima bean Opinion
Calories 342 115 Bulgur
Protein 12.29 7.8 Bulgur
Fats 1.33 0.38 Bulgur
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 75.87 20.88 Bulgur
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.46 2.39 Bulgur
Calcium 35 17 Bulgur
Potassium 410 508 Lima bean
Magnesium 164 43 Bulgur
Sugars 0.41 2.9 Lima bean
Fiber 12.5 7 Bulgur
Copper 0.335 0.235 Bulgur
Zinc 1.93 0.95 Bulgur
Starch
Phosphorus 300 111 Bulgur
Sodium 17 2 Lima bean
Vitamin A 9 0 Bulgur
Vitamin E 0.06 0.18 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.232 0.161 Bulgur
Vitamin B2 0.115 0.055 Bulgur
Vitamin B3 5.114 0.421 Bulgur
Vitamin B5 1.045 0.422 Bulgur
Vitamin B6 0.342 0.161 Bulgur
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 2 Lima bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Bulgur
Saturated Fat 0.232 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.173 0.034 Bulgur
Polyunsaturated fat 0.541 0.171 Bulgur
Tryptophan 0.19 0.092 Bulgur
Threonine 0.354 0.337 Bulgur
Isoleucine 0.455 0.411 Bulgur
Leucine 0.83 0.673 Bulgur
Lysine 0.339 0.523 Lima bean
Methionine 0.19 0.099 Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.58 0.449 Bulgur
Valine 0.554 0.469 Bulgur
Histidine 0.285 0.238 Bulgur
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