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Lima bean vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lima bean and Cereal

  • Lima bean has more Fiber, however Cereal is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Vitamin A RAE, Zinc, and Vitamin C.
  • Cereal covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 511% more than Lima bean.
  • Cereal has 5 times less Fiber than Lima bean. Lima bean has 7g of Fiber, while Cereal has 1.4g.
  • Lima bean contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Cereals ready-to-eat, USDA Commodity Corn and Rice (includes all commodity brands).

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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 +70%
Contains more Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.2%
Contains more Potassium +383.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Copper +71.5%
Contains more Iron +1325.1%
Contains more Zinc +700%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 1278% 14% 33% 10% 104% 208% 46%
Contains more Calcium +70%
Contains more Magnesium +126.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +44.2%
Contains more Potassium +383.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.7%
Contains more Copper +71.5%
Contains more Iron +1325.1%
Contains more Zinc +700%

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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Cereal
Contains more Vitamin E +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3805.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +6936.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6935.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3618%
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 168% 2% 0% 129% 1572% 894% 556% 14% 1382% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +125%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +86.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3805.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +6936.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6935.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +3618%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Cereal Opinion
Net carbs 13.88g 85.45g Cereal
Protein 7.8g 6.06g Lima bean
Fats 0.38g 1.08g Cereal
Carbs 20.88g 86.85g Cereal
Calories 115kcal 378kcal Cereal
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.26g Cereal
Sugar 2.9g 10.35g Lima bean
Fiber 7g 1.4g Lima bean
Calcium 17mg 10mg Lima bean
Iron 2.39mg 34.06mg Cereal
Magnesium 43mg 19mg Lima bean
Phosphorus 111mg 77mg Lima bean
Potassium 508mg 105mg Lima bean
Sodium 2mg 795mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.95mg 7.6mg Cereal
Copper 0.235mg 0.137mg Lima bean
Vitamin A 0IU 2792IU Cereal
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.08mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lima bean
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lima bean
Vitamin C 0mg 38.5mg Cereal
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 6.288mg Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 3.87mg Cereal
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 29.62mg Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.226mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 5.986mg Cereal
Folate 83µg µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Lima bean
Vitamin K 2µg 0µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.066mg Lima bean
Threonine 0.337mg 0.241mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411mg 0.26mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.673mg 0.767mg Cereal
Lysine 0.523mg 0.113mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.099mg 0.13mg Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.365mg Lima bean
Valine 0.469mg 0.344mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.238mg 0.162mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg mg Cereal
Trans Fat 0g g Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.26g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.204g Cereal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.354g Cereal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Cereal
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
393
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
212
Cereal

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
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
87%
Cereal
Fats
2%
Lima bean
5%
Cereal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.45g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 793mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.171g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 37)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. 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.