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Lima bean vs Barley - 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.
Lima bean Barley
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
Lima bean Barley
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
27
Barley
Mineral Summary Score
26
Lima bean
52
Barley

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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Barley
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%
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%

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
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Barley
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.6%
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%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2
Contains more Vitamin B5 +49.6%
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%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.2

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
47%
Lima bean
75%
Barley
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
73%
Barley
Fats
2%
Lima bean
11%
Barley

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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 Barley Opinion
Calories 115 354 Barley
Protein 7.8 12.48 Barley
Fats 0.38 2.3 Barley
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 20.88 73.48 Barley
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 3.6 Barley
Calcium 17 33 Barley
Potassium 508 452 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 133 Barley
Sugars 2.9 0.8 Lima bean
Fiber 7 17.3 Barley
Copper 0.235 0.498 Barley
Zinc 0.95 2.77 Barley
Starch
Phosphorus 111 264 Barley
Sodium 2 12 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 22 Barley
Vitamin E 0.18 0.57 Barley
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.646 Barley
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.285 Barley
Vitamin B3 0.421 4.604 Barley
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.282 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.318 Barley
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 2.2 Barley
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Barley
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.482 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.295 Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 1.108 Barley
Tryptophan 0.092 0.208 Barley
Threonine 0.337 0.424 Barley
Isoleucine 0.411 0.456 Barley
Leucine 0.673 0.848 Barley
Lysine 0.523 0.465 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.24 Barley
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.7 Barley
Valine 0.469 0.612 Barley
Histidine 0.238 0.281 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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