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Lima bean vs Refried beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Refried beans
Refried beans contains less Sugars (difference - 2.36g)
Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 368mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.542g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lima bean
Lima bean is relatively richer in minerals
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 Refried beans
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals 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 Refried beans
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
8
Refried beans
Mineral Summary Score
26
Lima bean
24
Refried beans

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 +66%
Contains more Potassium +59.2%
Contains more Magnesium +22.9%
Contains more Copper +82.2%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Calcium +70.6%
Contains more Iron +66%
Contains more Potassium +59.2%
Contains more Magnesium +22.9%
Contains more Copper +82.2%
Contains more Zinc +63.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.7%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Calcium +70.6%

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.1
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +111.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +14.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +123.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +56.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +43.6%
Equal in Vitamin K - 2.1

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
30%
Refried beans
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
14%
Refried beans
Fats
2%
Lima bean
9%
Refried beans

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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 Refried beans Opinion
Calories 115 90 Lima bean
Protein 7.8 4.98 Lima bean
Fats 0.38 2.01 Refried beans
Vitamin C 0 6 Refried beans
Carbs 20.88 13.55 Lima bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 1.44 Lima bean
Calcium 17 29 Refried beans
Potassium 508 319 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 35 Lima bean
Sugars 2.9 0.54 Lima bean
Fiber 7 3.7 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.129 Lima bean
Zinc 0.95 0.58 Lima bean
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 111 92 Lima bean
Sodium 2 370 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.18 0.09 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.076 Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.079 Refried beans
Vitamin B3 0.421 0.367 Lima bean
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.189 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.103 Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 2.1 Refried beans
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0.016 Lima bean
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.631 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.601 Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.543 Refried beans
Tryptophan 0.092 0.065 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 0.231 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.242 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 0.438 Lima bean
Lysine 0.523 0.377 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.083 Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.297 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 0.287 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 153 Refried beans
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