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Cranberry bean vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Cranberry bean and Lima bean

  • Lima bean contains less Folate, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Potassium and Manganese than Cranberry bean.
  • Cranberry bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 130% higher.
  • Lima bean contains 5 times less Vitamin B1 than Cranberry bean. Cranberry bean contains 0.747mg of Vitamin B1, while Lima bean contains 0.161mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Beans, cranberry (roman), 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
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Contains more Iron +109.2%
Contains more Calcium +647.1%
Contains more Potassium +162.2%
Contains more Magnesium +262.8%
Contains more Copper +237.9%
Contains more Zinc +282.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +235.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 188% 39% 118% 112% 265% 99% 160% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 6% 45% 31% 79% 26% 48% 1%
Contains more Iron +109.2%
Contains more Calcium +647.1%
Contains more Potassium +162.2%
Contains more Magnesium +262.8%
Contains more Copper +237.9%
Contains more Zinc +282.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +235.1%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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 +364%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +287.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +245.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.9%
Contains more Folate +627.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 0% 0% 187% 50% 28% 45% 72% 0% 0% 453%
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 +364%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +287.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +245.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +91.9%
Contains more Folate +627.7%

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
69
Cranberry bean
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
122
Cranberry 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 the food
Protein
138%
Cranberry bean
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
60%
Cranberry bean
21%
Lima bean
Fats
6%
Cranberry bean
2%
Lima bean

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.
Cranberry bean 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?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cranberry 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 - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.227g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean contains less Sugars (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry 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

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 Cranberry bean Lima bean Opinion
Calories 335 115 Cranberry bean
Protein 23.03 7.8 Cranberry bean
Fats 1.23 0.38 Cranberry bean
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 60.05 20.88 Cranberry bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5 2.39 Cranberry bean
Calcium 127 17 Cranberry bean
Potassium 1332 508 Cranberry bean
Magnesium 156 43 Cranberry bean
Sugars 2.9 Cranberry bean
Fiber 24.7 7 Cranberry bean
Copper 0.794 0.235 Cranberry bean
Zinc 3.63 0.95 Cranberry bean
Starch
Phosphorus 372 111 Cranberry bean
Sodium 6 2 Lima bean
Vitamin A 2 0 Cranberry bean
Vitamin E 0.18 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.747 0.161 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.213 0.055 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B3 1.455 0.421 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B5 0.748 0.422 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B6 0.309 0.161 Cranberry bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 Lima bean
Folate 604 83 Cranberry bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.316 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.106 0.034 Cranberry bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.527 0.171 Cranberry bean
Tryptophan 0.273 0.092 Cranberry bean
Threonine 0.969 0.337 Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 1.017 0.411 Cranberry bean
Leucine 1.838 0.673 Cranberry bean
Lysine 1.58 0.523 Cranberry bean
Methionine 0.346 0.099 Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 1.245 0.449 Cranberry bean
Valine 1.205 0.469 Cranberry bean
Histidine 0.641 0.238 Cranberry 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 seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Cranberry bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175189/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.