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Lima bean vs Oatmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal contains less Sugars (difference - 2.44g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 47mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.137g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Oatmeal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Oatmeal
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
21
Oatmeal
Mineral Summary Score
26
Lima bean
25
Oatmeal

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
:
Contains more Potassium +732.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.4%
Contains more Copper +256.1%
Contains more Zinc +53.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Iron +149.4%
Contains more Calcium +370.6%
Contains more Potassium +732.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.4%
Contains more Copper +256.1%
Contains more Zinc +53.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.2%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Iron +149.4%
Contains more Calcium +370.6%

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 E +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +618.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.1%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +157.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +400%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +618.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +80.1%
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
14%
Oatmeal
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
12%
Oatmeal
Fats
2%
Lima bean
6%
Oatmeal

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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 Oatmeal Opinion
Calories 115 68 Lima bean
Protein 7.8 2.37 Lima bean
Fats 0.38 1.36 Oatmeal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 20.88 11.67 Lima bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 5.96 Oatmeal
Calcium 17 80 Oatmeal
Potassium 508 61 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 26 Lima bean
Sugars 2.9 0.46 Lima bean
Fiber 7 1.7 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.066 Lima bean
Zinc 0.95 0.62 Lima bean
Starch 10.37 Oatmeal
Phosphorus 111 77 Lima bean
Sodium 2 49 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 433 Oatmeal
Vitamin E 0.18 0.07 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.26 Oatmeal
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.215 Oatmeal
Vitamin B3 0.421 3.025 Oatmeal
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.317 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.29 Oatmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 0.4 Lima bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 39 Oatmeal
Trans Fat 0 0.003 Lima bean
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.226 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.391 Oatmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.426 Oatmeal
Tryptophan 0.092 0.04 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 0.083 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.105 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 0.2 Lima bean
Lysine 0.523 0.135 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.04 Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.13 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 0.151 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 0.057 Lima bean
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