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Chickpea vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Chickpea and Lima bean different?

  • Chickpea is higher than Lima bean in Manganese, Folate, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Iron, Vitamin B5, Fiber, Phosphorus, and Zinc.
  • Chickpea covers your daily need of Manganese 904% more than Lima bean.
  • Chickpea contains 7 times more Folate than Lima bean. Chickpea contains 557µg of Folate, while Lima bean contains 83µg.

Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, raw and Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types were 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 Iron +80.3%
Contains more Calcium +235.3%
Contains more Potassium +41.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.7%
Contains more Copper +179.1%
Contains more Zinc +190.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +127%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 162% 18% 64% 57% 219% 76% 108% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 6% 45% 31% 79% 26% 48% 1%
Contains more Iron +80.3%
Contains more Calcium +235.3%
Contains more Potassium +41.3%
Contains more Magnesium +83.7%
Contains more Copper +179.1%
Contains more Zinc +190.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +127%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +355.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +266%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +276.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +232.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +350%
Contains more Folate +571.1%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 14% 5% 17% 0% 120% 49% 29% 96% 124% 0% 23% 418%
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 E +355.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +196.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +285.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +266%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +276.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +232.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +350%
Contains more Folate +571.1%

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
74
Chickpea
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
88
Chickpea
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
123%
Chickpea
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
63%
Chickpea
21%
Lima bean
Fats
28%
Chickpea
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.
Chickpea Lima bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Chickpea 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 is lower in Sugar?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.514g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Chickpea
Chickpea is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Chickpea
Chickpea is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Chickpea
Chickpea 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 Chickpea Lima bean Opinion
Calories 378 115 Chickpea
Protein 20.47 7.8 Chickpea
Fats 6.04 0.38 Chickpea
Vitamin C 4 0 Chickpea
Carbs 62.95 20.88 Chickpea
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.31 2.39 Chickpea
Calcium 57 17 Chickpea
Potassium 718 508 Chickpea
Magnesium 79 43 Chickpea
Sugar 10.7 2.9 Lima bean
Fiber 12.2 7 Chickpea
Copper 0.656 0.235 Chickpea
Zinc 2.76 0.95 Chickpea
Starch
Phosphorus 252 111 Chickpea
Sodium 24 2 Lima bean
Vitamin A 67 0 Chickpea
Vitamin E 0.82 0.18 Chickpea
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.477 0.161 Chickpea
Vitamin B2 0.212 0.055 Chickpea
Vitamin B3 1.541 0.421 Chickpea
Vitamin B5 1.588 0.422 Chickpea
Vitamin B6 0.535 0.161 Chickpea
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 9 2 Chickpea
Folate 557 83 Chickpea
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.603 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 1.377 0.034 Chickpea
Polyunsaturated fat 2.731 0.171 Chickpea
Tryptophan 0.2 0.092 Chickpea
Threonine 0.766 0.337 Chickpea
Isoleucine 0.882 0.411 Chickpea
Leucine 1.465 0.673 Chickpea
Lysine 1.377 0.523 Chickpea
Methionine 0.27 0.099 Chickpea
Phenylalanine 1.103 0.449 Chickpea
Valine 0.865 0.469 Chickpea
Histidine 0.566 0.238 Chickpea
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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. Chickpea - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173756/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.