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Cereal vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cereal and Lima bean

  • Cereal has more Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, and Zinc, however Lima bean is richer in Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Fiber.
  • Cereal covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 511% more than Lima bean.
  • Lima bean has 398 times less Sodium than Cereal. Cereal has 795mg of Sodium, while Lima bean has 2mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands) 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 +1325.1%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.2%
Contains more Potassium +383.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Copper +71.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Contains more Iron +1325.1%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.2%
Contains more Potassium +383.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Copper +71.5%

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
Cereal
6
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3805.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +6936.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6935.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3618%
Contains more Vitamin E +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 168% 2% 0% 129% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3805.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +6936.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6935.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3618%
Contains more Vitamin E +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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.
Cereal Lima bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cereal Lima bean Opinion
Net carbs 85.45g 13.88g Cereal
Protein 6.06g 7.8g Lima bean
Fats 1.08g 0.38g Cereal
Carbs 86.85g 20.88g Cereal
Calories 378kcal 115kcal Cereal
Starch g g
Fructose 0.26g g Cereal
Sugar 10.35g 2.9g Lima bean
Fiber 1.4g 7g Lima bean
Calcium 10mg 17mg Lima bean
Iron 34.06mg 2.39mg Cereal
Magnesium 19mg 43mg Lima bean
Phosphorus 77mg 111mg Lima bean
Potassium 105mg 508mg Lima bean
Sodium 795mg 2mg Lima bean
Zinc 7.6mg 0.95mg Cereal
Copper 0.137mg 0.235mg Lima bean
Vitamin A 2792IU 0IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08mg 0.18mg Lima bean
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lima bean
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lima bean
Vitamin C 38.5mg 0mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 6.288mg 0.161mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87mg 0.055mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62mg 0.421mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226mg 0.422mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 5.986mg 0.161mg Cereal
Folate µg 83µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Lima bean
Vitamin K 0µg 2µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.066mg 0.092mg Lima bean
Threonine 0.241mg 0.337mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.26mg 0.411mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.767mg 0.673mg Cereal
Lysine 0.113mg 0.523mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.13mg 0.099mg Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.365mg 0.449mg Lima bean
Valine 0.344mg 0.469mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.162mg 0.238mg Lima bean
Cholesterol mg 0mg Cereal
Trans Fat g 0g Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.26g 0.089g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204g 0.034g Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354g 0.171g Cereal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cereal 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
393
Cereal
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
212
Cereal
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
36%
Cereal
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
21%
Lima bean
Fats
5%
Cereal
2%
Lima bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 793mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.171g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. 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.