Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart

Black gram vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the main differences between Black gram and Lima bean?

  • Black gram is richer in Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus, yet Lima bean is richer in Copper, Potassium, Iron, and Vitamin B6.
  • Lima bean's daily need coverage for Copper is 11% higher.
  • Black gram has 4 times more Vitamin B3 than Lima bean. Black gram has 1.5mg of Vitamin B3, while Lima bean has 0.421mg.

We used Mungo beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types in this comparison.

Infographic

Black gram vs Lima bean infographic
Infographic link

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 +211.8%
Contains more Magnesium +46.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.5%
Contains more Iron +36.6%
Contains more Potassium +119.9%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +14.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 16% 21% 45% 47% 23% 67% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 6% 45% 31% 79% 26% 48% 1%
Contains more Calcium +211.8%
Contains more Magnesium +46.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.5%
Contains more Iron +36.6%
Contains more Potassium +119.9%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +14.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +35%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.161
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.422
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 2% 3% 0% 38% 18% 29% 26% 14% 0% 7% 71%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +35%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.6%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.161
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.
Black gram Lima bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black gram Lima bean Opinion
Calories 105kcal 115kcal Lima bean
Protein 7.54g 7.8g Lima bean
Fats 0.55g 0.38g Black gram
Vitamin C 1mg 0mg Black gram
Net carbs 11.94g 13.88g Lima bean
Carbs 18.34g 20.88g Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 1.75mg 2.39mg Lima bean
Calcium 53mg 17mg Black gram
Potassium 231mg 508mg Lima bean
Magnesium 63mg 43mg Black gram
Sugar 2.01g 2.9g Black gram
Fiber 6.4g 7g Lima bean
Copper 0.139mg 0.235mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.83mg 0.95mg Lima bean
Starch g g
Phosphorus 156mg 111mg Black gram
Sodium 7mg 2mg Lima bean
Vitamin A 31IU 0IU Black gram
Vitamin E 0.15mg 0.18mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.161mg Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.075mg 0.055mg Black gram
Vitamin B3 1.5mg 0.421mg Black gram
Vitamin B5 0.433mg 0.422mg Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.058mg 0.161mg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2.7µg 2µg Black gram
Folate 94µg 83µg Black gram
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.038g 0.089g Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.029g 0.034g Lima bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.359g 0.171g Black gram
Tryptophan 0.078mg 0.092mg Lima bean
Threonine 0.262mg 0.337mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.385mg 0.411mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.625mg 0.673mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.5mg 0.523mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.11mg 0.099mg Black gram
Phenylalanine 0.44mg 0.449mg Lima bean
Valine 0.423mg 0.469mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.211mg 0.238mg Lima bean
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Black gram Lima bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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 gram
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
35
Black gram
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%
Black gram
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
18%
Black gram
21%
Lima bean
Fats
3%
Black gram
2%
Lima bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black gram
Black gram is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172427/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.