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Flax 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 - 28mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.574g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $1.8)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Flax
Flax contains less Sugars (difference - 1.35g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flax
Flax 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.
Flax Lima bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars 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
Flax 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
44
Flax
8
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
125
Flax
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
Flax
7
:
Contains more Iron +139.7%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +811.6%
Contains more Copper +419.1%
Contains more Zinc +356.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +478.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%
Contains more Iron +139.7%
Contains more Calcium +1400%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +811.6%
Contains more Copper +419.1%
Contains more Zinc +356.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +478.4%
Contains less Sodium -93.3%

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
Flax
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +921.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +631.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +193.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +115%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +921.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +192.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +631.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +133.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +193.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +115%

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
110%
Flax
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
21%
Lima bean
Fats
195%
Flax
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 Flax Lima bean Opinion
Calories 534 115 Flax
Protein 18.29 7.8 Flax
Fats 42.16 0.38 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Flax
Carbs 28.88 20.88 Flax
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.73 2.39 Flax
Calcium 255 17 Flax
Potassium 813 508 Flax
Magnesium 392 43 Flax
Sugars 1.55 2.9 Lima bean
Fiber 27.3 7 Flax
Copper 1.22 0.235 Flax
Zinc 4.34 0.95 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 642 111 Flax
Sodium 30 2 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.31 0.18 Flax
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.161 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 0.055 Flax
Vitamin B3 3.08 0.421 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985 0.422 Flax
Vitamin B6 0.473 0.161 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 2 Flax
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 0.034 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 0.171 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.092 Flax
Threonine 0.766 0.337 Flax
Isoleucine 0.896 0.411 Flax
Leucine 1.235 0.673 Flax
Lysine 0.862 0.523 Flax
Methionine 0.37 0.099 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 0.449 Flax
Valine 1.072 0.469 Flax
Histidine 0.472 0.238 Flax
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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