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Lima bean vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.131g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 38)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lima bean
Lima bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 1.29g)
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 Cornmeal
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars 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 Cornmeal
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
36
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
26
Lima bean
21
Cornmeal

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 Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Potassium +257.7%
Contains more Magnesium +34.4%
Contains more Copper +209.2%
Contains more Zinc +43.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +82.4%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Potassium +257.7%
Contains more Magnesium +34.4%
Contains more Copper +209.2%
Contains more Zinc +43.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +82.4%

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 E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +242.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +594.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1080%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +75.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +242.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +594.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1080%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
2%
Lima bean
8%
Cornmeal

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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 Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 115 370 Cornmeal
Protein 7.8 7.11 Lima bean
Fats 0.38 1.75 Cornmeal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 20.88 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 4.36 Cornmeal
Calcium 17 3 Lima bean
Potassium 508 142 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 32 Lima bean
Sugars 2.9 1.61 Lima bean
Fiber 7 3.9 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.076 Lima bean
Zinc 0.95 0.66 Lima bean
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 111 99 Lima bean
Sodium 2 7 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 214 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.18 0.12 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.551 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.382 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 0.421 4.968 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.24 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.182 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 0 Lima bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 180 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.22 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.39 Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.828 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.092 0.038 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 0.172 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.242 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 1.006 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.523 0.105 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.162 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.366 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 0.337 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 0.172 Lima bean
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