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Lima bean vs Brown rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.171g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 23)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lima bean
Lima bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Brown rice
Brown rice contains less Sugars (difference - 2.66g)
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 Brown rice
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 Brown 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
Brown rice
Mineral Summary Score
26
Lima bean
14
Brown 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
:
Contains more Iron +326.8%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Potassium +490.7%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Copper +121.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 39
Equal in Phosphorus - 103
Contains more Iron +326.8%
Contains more Calcium +466.7%
Contains more Potassium +490.7%
Contains more Magnesium +10.3%
Contains more Copper +121.7%
Contains more Zinc +33.8%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Equal in Magnesium - 39
Equal in Phosphorus - 103

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 B5 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +508.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.17
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.38
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +30.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +10.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +25.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +508.3%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.17
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.38

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%
Brown rice
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
26%
Brown rice
Fats
2%
Lima bean
4%
Brown 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 Brown rice Opinion
Calories 115 123 Brown rice
Protein 7.8 2.74 Lima bean
Fats 0.38 0.97 Brown rice
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 20.88 25.58 Brown rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 0.56 Lima bean
Calcium 17 3 Lima bean
Potassium 508 86 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 39 Lima bean
Sugars 2.9 0.24 Lima bean
Fiber 7 1.6 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.106 Lima bean
Zinc 0.95 0.71 Lima bean
Starch 24.79 Brown rice
Phosphorus 111 103 Lima bean
Sodium 2 4 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.18 0.17 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.178 Brown rice
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.069 Brown rice
Vitamin B3 0.421 2.561 Brown rice
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.38 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.123 Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 0.2 Lima bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.26 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.369 Brown rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.366 Brown rice
Tryptophan 0.092 0.033 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 0.095 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.109 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 0.214 Lima bean
Lysine 0.523 0.099 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.058 Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.133 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 0.151 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 0.066 Lima bean
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