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Bran vs Lima bean - 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 - 1.239g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Bran
Bran contains less Sugars (difference - 1.45g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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.
Bran Lima bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bran Lima bean
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
32
Bran
8
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
84
Bran
26
Lima bean

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
Bran
7
:
Contains more Iron +126.4%
Contains more Calcium +241.2%
Contains more Potassium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +446.5%
Contains more Copper +71.5%
Contains more Zinc +227.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +561.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +126.4%
Contains more Calcium +241.2%
Contains more Potassium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +446.5%
Contains more Copper +71.5%
Contains more Zinc +227.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +561.3%
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
Bran
7
:
Contains more Vitamin E +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +254%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.161
Contains more Vitamin E +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +254%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.161

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
104%
Bran
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
66%
Bran
21%
Lima bean
Fats
32%
Bran
2%
Lima bean

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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 Bran Lima bean Opinion
Calories 246 115 Bran
Protein 17.3 7.8 Bran
Fats 7.03 0.38 Bran
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 66.22 20.88 Bran
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.41 2.39 Bran
Calcium 58 17 Bran
Potassium 566 508 Bran
Magnesium 235 43 Bran
Sugars 1.45 2.9 Lima bean
Fiber 15.4 7 Bran
Copper 0.403 0.235 Bran
Zinc 3.11 0.95 Bran
Starch
Phosphorus 734 111 Bran
Sodium 4 2 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 1.01 0.18 Bran
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.17 0.161 Bran
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.055 Bran
Vitamin B3 0.934 0.421 Bran
Vitamin B5 1.494 0.422 Bran
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.161 Bran
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.2 2 Bran
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Bran
Saturated Fat 1.328 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 2.376 0.034 Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 2.766 0.171 Bran
Tryptophan 0.335 0.092 Bran
Threonine 0.502 0.337 Bran
Isoleucine 0.668 0.411 Bran
Leucine 1.374 0.673 Bran
Lysine 0.76 0.523 Bran
Methionine 0.335 0.099 Bran
Phenylalanine 0.908 0.449 Bran
Valine 0.964 0.469 Bran
Histidine 0.41 0.238 Bran
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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