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Lima bean vs Arborio rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Lima bean
Lima bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice contains less Sugars (difference - 2.9g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.038g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Lima bean Arborio rice
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Arborio rice
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
8
Lima bean
10
Arborio rice
Mineral Summary Score
26
Lima bean
8
Arborio rice

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 Iron +63.7%
Contains more Calcium +1600%
Contains more Potassium +1853.8%
Contains more Magnesium +437.5%
Contains more Copper +226.4%
Contains more Zinc +137.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Iron +63.7%
Contains more Calcium +1600%
Contains more Potassium +1853.8%
Contains more Magnesium +437.5%
Contains more Copper +226.4%
Contains more Zinc +137.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +236.4%
Contains less Sodium -100%

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 B2 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +254.6%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.164
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.397
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +172.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +254.6%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.164
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.397

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
47%
Lima bean
14%
Arborio rice
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
29%
Arborio rice
Fats
2%
Lima bean
1%
Arborio rice

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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 Lima bean Arborio rice Opinion
Calories 115 130 Arborio rice
Protein 7.8 2.36 Lima bean
Fats 0.38 0.19 Lima bean
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 20.88 28.73 Arborio rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 1.46 Lima bean
Calcium 17 1 Lima bean
Potassium 508 26 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 8 Lima bean
Sugars 2.9 Lima bean
Fiber 7 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.072 Lima bean
Zinc 0.95 0.4 Lima bean
Starch
Phosphorus 111 33 Lima bean
Sodium 2 0 Arborio rice
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.18 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.164 Arborio rice
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.016 Lima bean
Vitamin B3 0.421 1.493 Arborio rice
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.397 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.059 Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 Lima bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 57 Arborio rice
Trans Fat 0 Arborio rice
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.051 Arborio rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.058 Arborio rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.05 Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092 0.027 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 0.084 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.102 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 0.195 Lima bean
Lysine 0.523 0.085 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.056 Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.126 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 0.144 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 0.056 Lima bean
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