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Black turtle bean vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Black turtle bean and Lima bean different?

  • Black turtle bean is higher in Phosphorus, Iron, Vitamin B1, and Fiber, however Lima bean is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B6, and Selenium.
  • Black turtle bean contains 5 times more Vitamin E than Lima bean. While Black turtle bean contains 0.87mg of Vitamin E , Lima bean contains only 0.18mg.

Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +223.5%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Magnesium +14%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.9%
Contains more Copper +14.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 107% 35% 66% 39% 1% 21% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Contains more Calcium +223.5%
Contains more Iron +19.2%
Contains more Magnesium +14%
Contains more Phosphorus +36.9%
Contains more Copper +14.5%
Contains more Potassium +17.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +25%

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 E +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.055
Equal in Folate - 83
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 18% 0% 0% 57% 13% 10% 16% 18% 65% 0% 9%
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 E +383.3%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +25.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +65%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +62.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.1%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.055
Equal in Folate - 83

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.
Black turtle bean Lima bean
Lower in Sodium 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
Lower in Saturated Fat Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black turtle bean Lima bean Opinion
Net carbs 16.05g 13.88g Black turtle bean
Protein 8.18g 7.8g Black turtle bean
Fats 0.35g 0.38g Lima bean
Carbs 24.35g 20.88g Black turtle bean
Calories 130kcal 115kcal Black turtle bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.32g 2.9g Black turtle bean
Fiber 8.3g 7g Black turtle bean
Calcium 55mg 17mg Black turtle bean
Iron 2.85mg 2.39mg Black turtle bean
Magnesium 49mg 43mg Black turtle bean
Phosphorus 152mg 111mg Black turtle bean
Potassium 433mg 508mg Lima bean
Sodium 3mg 2mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.76mg 0.95mg Lima bean
Copper 0.269mg 0.235mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 6IU 0IU Black turtle bean
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.18mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.225mg 0.161mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.056mg 0.055mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B3 0.527mg 0.421mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.422mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.161mg Lima bean
Folate 86µg 83µg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg 2µg Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.097mg 0.092mg Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.344mg 0.337mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.361mg 0.411mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.653mg 0.673mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.562mg 0.523mg Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.123mg 0.099mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 0.442mg 0.449mg Lima bean
Valine 0.428mg 0.469mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.228mg 0.238mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.089g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.034g Lima bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.149g 0.171g Lima bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black turtle 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
17
Black turtle bean
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
47
Black turtle 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
49%
Black turtle bean
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
24%
Black turtle bean
21%
Lima bean
Fats
2%
Black turtle bean
2%
Lima bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.58g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Saturated Fat?
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The foods are relatively equal in Saturated Fat (0.089 g)

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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175187/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.