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Lima bean vs Flour - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.066g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 44)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lima bean
Lima bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Flour
Flour contains less Sugars (difference - 2.63g)
Which food is cheaper?
Flour
Flour is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 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 Flour
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Flour
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
39
Flour
Mineral Summary Score
26
Lima bean
22
Flour

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
Flour
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +374.8%
Contains more Magnesium +95.5%
Contains more Copper +63.2%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Iron +94.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 108
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Potassium +374.8%
Contains more Magnesium +95.5%
Contains more Copper +63.2%
Contains more Zinc +35.7%
Contains more Iron +94.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 108
Equal in Sodium - 2

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
:
5
Flour
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +387.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +798.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1302.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.438
Contains more Vitamin E +200%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +265.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +566.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +387.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +798.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1302.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.438

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
62%
Flour
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
76%
Flour
Fats
2%
Lima bean
5%
Flour

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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 Flour Opinion
Calories 115 364 Flour
Protein 7.8 10.33 Flour
Fats 0.38 0.98 Flour
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 20.88 76.31 Flour
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 4.64 Flour
Calcium 17 15 Lima bean
Potassium 508 107 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 22 Lima bean
Sugars 2.9 0.27 Lima bean
Fiber 7 2.7 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.144 Lima bean
Zinc 0.95 0.7 Lima bean
Starch
Phosphorus 111 108 Lima bean
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.18 0.06 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.785 Flour
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.494 Flour
Vitamin B3 0.421 5.904 Flour
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.438 Flour
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.044 Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 0.3 Lima bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 154 Flour
Trans Fat 0 Flour
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.155 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.087 Flour
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.413 Flour
Tryptophan 0.092 0.127 Flour
Threonine 0.337 0.281 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.357 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 0.71 Flour
Lysine 0.523 0.228 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.183 Flour
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.52 Flour
Valine 0.469 0.415 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 0.23 Lima bean
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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