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Oat vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Oat
Oat contains less Sugars (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oat
Oat is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oat
Oat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.128g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
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?
?
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.
Oat Lima bean
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Oat 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
21
Oat
8
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
74
Oat
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
Oat
6
:
Contains more Iron +97.5%
Contains more Calcium +217.6%
Contains more Magnesium +311.6%
Contains more Copper +166.4%
Contains more Zinc +317.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +371.2%
Contains more Potassium +18.4%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Iron +97.5%
Contains more Calcium +217.6%
Contains more Magnesium +311.6%
Contains more Copper +166.4%
Contains more Zinc +317.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +371.2%
Contains more Potassium +18.4%
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
Oat
4
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +373.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +373.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +128.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.3%

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
101%
Oat
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
66%
Oat
21%
Lima bean
Fats
32%
Oat
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 Oat Lima bean Opinion
Calories 389 115 Oat
Protein 16.89 7.8 Oat
Fats 6.9 0.38 Oat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 66.27 20.88 Oat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.72 2.39 Oat
Calcium 54 17 Oat
Potassium 429 508 Lima bean
Magnesium 177 43 Oat
Sugars 2.9 Lima bean
Fiber 10.6 7 Oat
Copper 0.626 0.235 Oat
Zinc 3.97 0.95 Oat
Starch
Phosphorus 523 111 Oat
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.18 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.763 0.161 Oat
Vitamin B2 0.139 0.055 Oat
Vitamin B3 0.961 0.421 Oat
Vitamin B5 1.349 0.422 Oat
Vitamin B6 0.119 0.161 Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 Lima bean
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Oat
Saturated Fat 1.217 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 2.178 0.034 Oat
Polyunsaturated fat 2.535 0.171 Oat
Tryptophan 0.234 0.092 Oat
Threonine 0.575 0.337 Oat
Isoleucine 0.694 0.411 Oat
Leucine 1.284 0.673 Oat
Lysine 0.701 0.523 Oat
Methionine 0.312 0.099 Oat
Phenylalanine 0.895 0.449 Oat
Valine 0.937 0.469 Oat
Histidine 0.405 0.238 Oat
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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