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Lima bean vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sugars (difference - 0.36g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lima bean
Lima bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.039g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Lima bean Green bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat 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 Green 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
29
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
26
Lima bean
12
Green 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 +132%
Contains more Potassium +140.8%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Copper +240.6%
Contains more Zinc +295.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +192.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +117.6%
Contains more Iron +132%
Contains more Potassium +140.8%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Copper +240.6%
Contains more Zinc +295.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +192.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Calcium +117.6%

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 B1 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2050%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +14.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +127.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +89.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +2050%

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
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
7%
Green bean
Fats
2%
Lima bean
1%
Green 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 Green bean Opinion
Calories 115 31 Lima bean
Protein 7.8 1.83 Lima bean
Fats 0.38 0.22 Lima bean
Vitamin C 0 12.2 Green bean
Carbs 20.88 6.97 Lima bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 1.03 Lima bean
Calcium 17 37 Green bean
Potassium 508 211 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 25 Lima bean
Sugars 2.9 3.26 Green bean
Fiber 7 2.7 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.069 Lima bean
Zinc 0.95 0.24 Lima bean
Starch 0.88 Green bean
Phosphorus 111 38 Lima bean
Sodium 2 6 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 690 Green bean
Vitamin E 0.18 0.41 Green bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.082 Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.104 Green bean
Vitamin B3 0.421 0.734 Green bean
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.225 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.141 Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 43 Green bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.05 Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.01 Lima bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.113 Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092 0.019 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 0.079 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.066 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 0.112 Lima bean
Lysine 0.523 0.088 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.022 Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.067 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 0.09 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 0.034 Lima bean
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