Lima bean vs Broad bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
A recap on differences between Lima bean and Broad bean
- Lima bean has more Iron, Selenium, and Potassium, however Broad bean is higher in Vitamin K, Copper, Vitamin B2, Folate, Vitamin B3, Vitamin E , and Manganese.
- Broad bean covers your daily Vitamin K needs 32% more than Lima bean.
- Broad bean contains 6 times less Selenium than Lima bean. Lima bean contains 4.5µg of Selenium, while Broad bean contains 0.8µg.
Food varieties used in this article are Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Beans, fava, in pod, raw.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low glycemic index diet|