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Adzuki bean vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Adzuki bean and Lima bean

  • Adzuki bean has more Folate, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Copper, however Lima bean has more Selenium.
  • Lima bean has 2 times less Zinc than Adzuki bean. Adzuki bean has 1.77mg of Zinc, while Lima bean has 0.95mg.

Food types used in this article are Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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 Calcium +64.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.4%
Contains more Zinc +86.3%
Contains more Copper +26.8%
Contains more Iron +19.5%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 508
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 38% 72% 47% 2% 49% 100%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Contains more Calcium +64.7%
Contains more Magnesium +20.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +51.4%
Contains more Zinc +86.3%
Contains more Copper +26.8%
Contains more Iron +19.5%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Equal in Potassium - 508

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.3%
Contains more Folate +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.422
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 29% 15% 14% 26% 23% 91% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 41% 13% 8% 26% 38% 63% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +70.3%
Contains more Folate +45.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +40%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +67.7%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.422

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Adzuki bean Lima bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Adzuki bean Lima bean Opinion
Net carbs 17.47g 13.88g Adzuki bean
Protein 7.52g 7.8g Lima bean
Fats 0.1g 0.38g Lima bean
Carbs 24.77g 20.88g Adzuki bean
Calories 128kcal 115kcal Adzuki bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.9g Adzuki bean
Fiber 7.3g 7g Adzuki bean
Calcium 28mg 17mg Adzuki bean
Iron 2mg 2.39mg Lima bean
Magnesium 52mg 43mg Adzuki bean
Phosphorus 168mg 111mg Adzuki bean
Potassium 532mg 508mg Adzuki bean
Sodium 8mg 2mg Lima bean
Zinc 1.77mg 0.95mg Adzuki bean
Copper 0.298mg 0.235mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Adzuki bean
Vitamin E mg 0.18mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.115mg 0.161mg Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.064mg 0.055mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B3 0.717mg 0.421mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 0.43mg 0.422mg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.096mg 0.161mg Lima bean
Folate 121µg 83µg Adzuki bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.072mg 0.092mg Lima bean
Threonine 0.255mg 0.337mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.3mg 0.411mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.632mg 0.673mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.567mg 0.523mg Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.079mg 0.099mg Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.398mg 0.449mg Lima bean
Valine 0.387mg 0.469mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.198mg 0.238mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.036g 0.089g Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.009g 0.034g Lima bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.021g 0.171g Lima bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Adzuki bean Lima bean
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
16
Adzuki bean
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
49
Adzuki bean
40
Lima bean

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 food.
Protein
45%
Adzuki bean
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
25%
Adzuki bean
21%
Lima bean
Fats
0%
Adzuki bean
2%
Lima bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.053g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in minerals
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 stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173728/nutrients
  2. Lima bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174253/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.