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Adzuki bean vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Adzuki bean and Lima bean

  • The amount of Folate, Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Potassium, and Vitamin B5 in Adzuki bean is higher than in Lima bean.
  • Adzuki bean covers your daily need of Folate 135% more than Lima bean.
  • Adzuki bean contains 5 times more Zinc than Lima bean. While Adzuki bean contains 5.04mg of Zinc, Lima bean contains only 0.95mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, raw 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 Iron +108.4%
Contains more Calcium +288.2%
Contains more Potassium +146.9%
Contains more Magnesium +195.3%
Contains more Copper +365.5%
Contains more Zinc +430.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +243.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 187% 20% 111% 91% 365% 138% 164% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 6% 45% 31% 79% 26% 48% 1%
Contains more Iron +108.4%
Contains more Calcium +288.2%
Contains more Potassium +146.9%
Contains more Magnesium +195.3%
Contains more Copper +365.5%
Contains more Zinc +430.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +243.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%

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 B1 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +524.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +118%
Contains more Folate +649.4%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 114% 51% 50% 89% 81% 0% 0% 467%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 41% 13% 8% 26% 38% 0% 5% 63%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +182.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +524.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +248.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +118%
Contains more Folate +649.4%

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
71
Adzuki bean
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
134
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
119%
Adzuki bean
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Adzuki bean
21%
Lima bean
Fats
2%
Adzuki bean
2%
Lima bean

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 Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.102g)
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 glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Adzuki bean Lima bean Opinion
Calories 329 115 Adzuki bean
Protein 19.87 7.8 Adzuki bean
Fats 0.53 0.38 Adzuki bean
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 62.9 20.88 Adzuki bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.98 2.39 Adzuki bean
Calcium 66 17 Adzuki bean
Potassium 1254 508 Adzuki bean
Magnesium 127 43 Adzuki bean
Sugar 2.9 Adzuki bean
Fiber 12.7 7 Adzuki bean
Copper 1.094 0.235 Adzuki bean
Zinc 5.04 0.95 Adzuki bean
Starch
Phosphorus 381 111 Adzuki bean
Sodium 5 2 Lima bean
Vitamin A 17 0 Adzuki bean
Vitamin E 0.18 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.455 0.161 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.055 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B3 2.63 0.421 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 1.471 0.422 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.351 0.161 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 Lima bean
Folate 622 83 Adzuki bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.191 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.034 Adzuki bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.171 Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.191 0.092 Adzuki bean
Threonine 0.674 0.337 Adzuki bean
Isoleucine 0.791 0.411 Adzuki bean
Leucine 1.668 0.673 Adzuki bean
Lysine 1.497 0.523 Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.21 0.099 Adzuki bean
Phenylalanine 1.052 0.449 Adzuki bean
Valine 1.023 0.469 Adzuki bean
Histidine 0.524 0.238 Adzuki bean
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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/173727/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.