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Lima bean vs Rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Rice
Rice contains less Sugars (difference - 2.85g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rice
Rice contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rice
Rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.012g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rice
Rice is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lima bean
Lima bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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 Rice
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price 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 Rice
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
10
Rice
Mineral Summary Score
26
Lima bean
9
Rice

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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1
Rice
Contains more Iron +99.2%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Potassium +1351.4%
Contains more Magnesium +258.3%
Contains more Copper +240.6%
Contains more Zinc +93.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +99.2%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Potassium +1351.4%
Contains more Magnesium +258.3%
Contains more Copper +240.6%
Contains more Zinc +93.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +158.1%
Contains less Sodium -50%

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
:
3
Rice
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250.6%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.163
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.39
Contains more Vitamin E +350%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +323.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +250.6%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.163
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.39

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
16%
Rice
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
28%
Rice
Fats
2%
Lima bean
1%
Rice

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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 Rice Opinion
Calories 115 130 Rice
Protein 7.8 2.69 Lima bean
Fats 0.38 0.28 Lima bean
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 20.88 28.17 Rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 1.2 Lima bean
Calcium 17 10 Lima bean
Potassium 508 35 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 12 Lima bean
Sugars 2.9 0.05 Lima bean
Fiber 7 0.4 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.069 Lima bean
Zinc 0.95 0.49 Lima bean
Starch
Phosphorus 111 43 Lima bean
Sodium 2 1 Rice
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.18 0.04 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.163 Rice
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.013 Lima bean
Vitamin B3 0.421 1.476 Rice
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.39 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.093 Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 0 Lima bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 55 Rice
Trans Fat 0 Rice
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.077 Rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.088 Rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.076 Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092 0.031 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 0.096 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.116 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 0.222 Lima bean
Lysine 0.523 0.097 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.063 Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.144 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 0.164 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 0.063 Lima bean
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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