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Lima bean vs Black turtle bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lima bean and Black turtle bean different?

  • Black turtle bean is higher than Lima bean in Folate, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Fiber, Potassium, Magnesium, Manganese, and Calcium.
  • Black turtle bean covers your daily need of Folate 90% more than Lima bean.

Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, raw 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 less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Calcium +841.2%
Contains more Iron +264%
Contains more Magnesium +272.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +296.4%
Contains more Potassium +195.3%
Contains more Zinc +131.6%
Contains more Copper +325.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 48% 327% 115% 189% 133% 2% 60% 334%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Calcium +841.2%
Contains more Iron +264%
Contains more Magnesium +272.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +296.4%
Contains more Potassium +195.3%
Contains more Zinc +131.6%
Contains more Copper +325.5%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +459%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +364.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.6%
Contains more Folate +434.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +180%
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 5% 0% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 334% 0% 14%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +16.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +459%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +250.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +364.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +113%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +77.6%
Contains more Folate +434.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +180%

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.
Lima bean Black turtle 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
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Black turtle bean Opinion
Net carbs 13.88g 47.75g Black turtle bean
Protein 7.8g 21.25g Black turtle bean
Fats 0.38g 0.9g Black turtle bean
Carbs 20.88g 63.25g Black turtle bean
Calories 115kcal 339kcal Black turtle bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.9g 2.12g Black turtle bean
Fiber 7g 15.5g Black turtle bean
Calcium 17mg 160mg Black turtle bean
Iron 2.39mg 8.7mg Black turtle bean
Magnesium 43mg 160mg Black turtle bean
Phosphorus 111mg 440mg Black turtle bean
Potassium 508mg 1500mg Black turtle bean
Sodium 2mg 9mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.95mg 2.2mg Black turtle bean
Copper 0.235mg 1mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 0IU 17IU Black turtle bean
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.21mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 0.9mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.193mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 1.955mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.899mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0.286mg Black turtle bean
Folate 83µg 444µg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 5.6µg Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.252mg Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.337mg 0.894mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.411mg 0.938mg Black turtle bean
Leucine 0.673mg 1.697mg Black turtle bean
Lysine 0.523mg 1.459mg Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.099mg 0.32mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 1.149mg Black turtle bean
Valine 0.469mg 1.112mg Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.238mg 0.592mg Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.232g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.078g Black turtle bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.387g Black turtle bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Black turtle 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
Lima bean
65
Black turtle bean
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
150
Black turtle 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%
Lima bean
128%
Black turtle bean
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
63%
Black turtle bean
Fats
2%
Lima bean
4%
Black turtle bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.78g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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
  2. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175186/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.