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Lima bean vs Black gram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Lima bean and Black gram?

  • Lima bean is richer in Copper, Potassium, Iron, and Vitamin B6, yet Black gram is richer in Vitamin B3, and Phosphorus.
  • Lima bean's daily need coverage for Copper is 11% higher.
  • Lima bean has 3 times more Vitamin B6 than Black gram. Lima bean has 0.161mg of Vitamin B6, while Black gram has 0.058mg.

We used Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Mungo beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types in this comparison.

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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 +36.6%
Contains more Potassium +119.9%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +14.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Calcium +211.8%
Contains more Magnesium +46.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 6% 45% 31% 79% 26% 48% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 16% 21% 45% 47% 23% 67% 1%
Contains more Iron +36.6%
Contains more Potassium +119.9%
Contains more Copper +69.1%
Contains more Zinc +14.5%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Calcium +211.8%
Contains more Magnesium +46.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +40.5%

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 E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +35%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.433
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 4% 2% 3% 0% 38% 18% 29% 26% 14% 0% 7% 71%
Contains more Vitamin E +20%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +177.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +35%
Contains more Folate +13.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.433

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
17
Black gram
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
35
Black gram

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
45%
Black gram
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
18%
Black gram
Fats
2%
Lima bean
3%
Black gram

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lima bean Black gram
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 contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.89g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.051g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black gram
Black gram is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Black gram Opinion
Calories 115 105 Lima bean
Protein 7.8 7.54 Lima bean
Fats 0.38 0.55 Black gram
Vitamin C 0 1 Black gram
Carbs 20.88 18.34 Lima bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 1.75 Lima bean
Calcium 17 53 Black gram
Potassium 508 231 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 63 Black gram
Sugar 2.9 2.01 Black gram
Fiber 7 6.4 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.139 Lima bean
Zinc 0.95 0.83 Lima bean
Starch
Phosphorus 111 156 Black gram
Sodium 2 7 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 31 Black gram
Vitamin E 0.18 0.15 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.15 Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.075 Black gram
Vitamin B3 0.421 1.5 Black gram
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.433 Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.058 Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 2.7 Black gram
Folate 83 94 Black gram
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.038 Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.029 Lima bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.359 Black gram
Tryptophan 0.092 0.078 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 0.262 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.385 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 0.625 Lima bean
Lysine 0.523 0.5 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.11 Black gram
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.44 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 0.423 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 0.211 Lima bean
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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. Lima bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174253/nutrients
  2. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172427/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.