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Lima bean vs Navy bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Navy bean
Navy bean contains less Sugars (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Navy bean
Navy bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Navy 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
8
Lima bean
23
Navy bean
Mineral Summary Score
26
Lima bean
30
Navy 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 Iron +23.8%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +65.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +134.9%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.89
Equal in Phosphorus - 100
Contains more Iron +23.8%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +65.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +134.9%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Equal in Zinc - 0.89
Equal in Phosphorus - 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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +189.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +189.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%

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
37%
Navy bean
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
13%
Navy bean
Fats
2%
Lima bean
3%
Navy 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 Lima bean Navy bean Opinion
Calories 115 67 Lima bean
Protein 7.8 6.15 Lima bean
Fats 0.38 0.7 Navy bean
Vitamin C 0 18.8 Navy bean
Carbs 20.88 13.05 Lima bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 1.93 Lima bean
Calcium 17 15 Lima bean
Potassium 508 307 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 101 Navy bean
Sugars 2.9 Lima bean
Fiber 7 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.356 Navy bean
Zinc 0.95 0.89 Lima bean
Starch
Phosphorus 111 100 Lima bean
Sodium 2 13 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 4 Navy bean
Vitamin E 0.18 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.39 Navy bean
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.215 Navy bean
Vitamin B3 0.421 1.22 Navy bean
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.825 Navy bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.191 Navy bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 Lima bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.085 Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.052 Navy bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.407 Navy bean
Tryptophan 0.092 0.064 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 0.258 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.273 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 0.442 Lima bean
Lysine 0.523 0.35 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.064 Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.31 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 0.316 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 0.172 Lima bean
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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