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Lima bean vs Navy bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lima bean and Navy bean different?

  • Lima bean is richer in Selenium, Potassium, and Iron, while Navy bean is higher in Vitamin C, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Copper, Vitamin B2, Folate, and Vitamin B5.
  • Navy bean covers your daily need of Vitamin C 21% more than Lima bean.
  • Lima bean contains 8 times more Selenium than Navy bean. Lima bean contains 4.5µg of Selenium, while Navy bean contains 0.6µg.

Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, 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 more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Iron +23.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains more Potassium +65.5%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +134.9%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 100
Equal in Zinc - 0.89
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 73% 73% 43% 28% 2% 25% 119%
Contains more Calcium +13.3%
Contains more Iron +23.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +11%
Contains more Potassium +65.5%
Contains less Sodium -84.6%
Contains more Magnesium +134.9%
Contains more Copper +51.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 100
Equal in Zinc - 0.89

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +189.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +59%
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 1% 0% 0% 63% 98% 50% 23% 50% 45% 99% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +142.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +290.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +189.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +95.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +18.6%
Contains more Folate +59%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Navy bean Opinion
Net carbs 13.88g 13.05g Lima bean
Protein 7.8g 6.15g Lima bean
Fats 0.38g 0.7g Navy bean
Carbs 20.88g 13.05g Lima bean
Calories 115kcal 67kcal Lima bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.9g g Navy bean
Fiber 7g g Lima bean
Calcium 17mg 15mg Lima bean
Iron 2.39mg 1.93mg Lima bean
Magnesium 43mg 101mg Navy bean
Phosphorus 111mg 100mg Lima bean
Potassium 508mg 307mg Lima bean
Sodium 2mg 13mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.95mg 0.89mg Lima bean
Copper 0.235mg 0.356mg Navy bean
Vitamin A 0IU 4IU Navy bean
Vitamin E 0.18mg mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 18.8mg Navy bean
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 0.39mg Navy bean
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.215mg Navy bean
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 1.22mg Navy bean
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.825mg Navy bean
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0.191mg Navy bean
Folate 83µg 132µg Navy bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.064mg Lima bean
Threonine 0.337mg 0.258mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411mg 0.273mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.673mg 0.442mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.523mg 0.35mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.099mg 0.064mg Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.31mg Lima bean
Valine 0.469mg 0.316mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.238mg 0.172mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.085g Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.052g Navy bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.407g Navy bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Navy 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
35
Navy bean
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
45
Navy 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
37%
Navy bean
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
13%
Navy bean
Fats
2%
Lima bean
3%
Navy bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.004g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Navy bean
Navy bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 11mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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
  2. Navy bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169139/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.