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Lima bean vs Pea - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pea
Pea is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.018g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Pea
Pea is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Pea
Pea is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Pea
Pea is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sugars (difference - 2.77g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
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.

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 Pea
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Pea
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
40
Pea
Mineral Summary Score
26
Lima bean
20
Pea

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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Pea
Contains more Iron +62.6%
Contains more Potassium +108.2%
Contains more Magnesium +30.3%
Contains more Copper +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 108
Contains more Iron +62.6%
Contains more Potassium +108.2%
Contains more Magnesium +30.3%
Contains more Copper +33.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Calcium +47.1%
Contains more Zinc +30.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 108

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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Pea
Contains more Vitamin E +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +305.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +396.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1140%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.169
Contains more Vitamin E +38.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +305.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +396.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +1140%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.169

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
33%
Pea
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
14%
Pea
Fats
2%
Lima bean
2%
Pea

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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 Pea Opinion
Calories 115 81 Lima bean
Protein 7.8 5.42 Lima bean
Fats 0.38 0.4 Pea
Vitamin C 0 40 Pea
Carbs 20.88 14.45 Lima bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 1.47 Lima bean
Calcium 17 25 Pea
Potassium 508 244 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 33 Lima bean
Sugars 2.9 5.67 Pea
Fiber 7 5.7 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.176 Lima bean
Zinc 0.95 1.24 Pea
Starch
Phosphorus 111 108 Lima bean
Sodium 2 5 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 765 Pea
Vitamin E 0.18 0.13 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.266 Pea
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.132 Pea
Vitamin B3 0.421 2.09 Pea
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.104 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.169 Pea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 24.8 Pea
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.071 Pea
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.035 Pea
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.187 Pea
Tryptophan 0.092 0.037 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 0.203 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.195 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 0.323 Lima bean
Lysine 0.523 0.317 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.082 Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.2 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 0.235 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 0.107 Lima bean
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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