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Hummus vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Hummus and Lima bean

  • Hummus has more Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Magnesium, however Lima bean is richer in Potassium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Hummus covers your daily Copper needs 32% more than Lima bean.
  • Lima bean has 190 times less Sodium than Hummus. Hummus has 379mg of Sodium, while Lima bean has 2mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Hummus, commercial 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 Calcium +123.5%
Contains more Magnesium +65.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.6%
Contains more Zinc +92.6%
Contains more Copper +124.3%
Contains more Potassium +122.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.39
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Contains more Calcium +123.5%
Contains more Magnesium +65.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.6%
Contains more Zinc +92.6%
Contains more Copper +124.3%
Contains more Potassium +122.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Equal in Iron - 2.39

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
Hummus
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.7%
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 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 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 B1 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.7%
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.
Hummus Lima bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Hummus Lima bean Opinion
Net carbs 8.29g 13.88g Lima bean
Protein 7.9g 7.8g Hummus
Fats 9.6g 0.38g Hummus
Carbs 14.29g 20.88g Lima bean
Calories 166kcal 115kcal Hummus
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.9g Hummus
Fiber 6g 7g Lima bean
Calcium 38mg 17mg Hummus
Iron 2.44mg 2.39mg Hummus
Magnesium 71mg 43mg Hummus
Phosphorus 176mg 111mg Hummus
Potassium 228mg 508mg Lima bean
Sodium 379mg 2mg Lima bean
Zinc 1.83mg 0.95mg Hummus
Copper 0.527mg 0.235mg Hummus
Vitamin A 30IU 0IU Hummus
Vitamin E mg 0.18mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.18mg 0.161mg Hummus
Vitamin B2 0.064mg 0.055mg Hummus
Vitamin B3 0.582mg 0.421mg Hummus
Vitamin B5 0.132mg 0.422mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 0.161mg Hummus
Folate 83µg 83µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2µg Lima bean
Tryptophan mg 0.092mg Lima bean
Threonine mg 0.337mg Lima bean
Isoleucine mg 0.411mg Lima bean
Leucine mg 0.673mg Lima bean
Lysine mg 0.523mg Lima bean
Methionine mg 0.099mg Lima bean
Phenylalanine mg 0.449mg Lima bean
Valine mg 0.469mg Lima bean
Histidine mg 0.238mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Hummus
Saturated Fat 1.437g 0.089g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 4.039g 0.034g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 3.613g 0.171g Hummus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Hummus 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
16
Hummus
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
66
Hummus
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
47%
Hummus
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
14%
Hummus
21%
Lima bean
Fats
44%
Hummus
2%
Lima bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 377mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.348g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hummus
Hummus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.