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Lima bean vs Groat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lima bean and Groat

  • Lima bean has more Iron, Folate, Fiber, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Copper, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus than Groat.
  • Lima bean's daily need coverage for Iron is 20% more.
  • Lima bean contains 6 times more Folate than Groat. Lima bean contains 83µg of Folate, while Groat contains 14µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Buckwheat groats, roasted, cooked.

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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 +142.9%
Contains more Iron +198.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.6%
Contains more Potassium +477.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +55.7%
Contains more Copper +61%
Contains more Magnesium +18.6%
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% 30% 37% 30% 8% 1% 17% 49%
Contains more Calcium +142.9%
Contains more Iron +198.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.6%
Contains more Potassium +477.3%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +55.7%
Contains more Copper +61%
Contains more Magnesium +18.6%

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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Groat
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +302.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.1%
Contains more Folate +492.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.3%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.9
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 0% 2% 0% 0% 10% 9% 18% 22% 18% 11% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +100%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +302.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +41%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +109.1%
Contains more Folate +492.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +123.3%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.9

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Groat Opinion
Net carbs 13.88g 17.24g Groat
Protein 7.8g 3.38g Lima bean
Fats 0.38g 0.62g Groat
Carbs 20.88g 19.94g Lima bean
Calories 115kcal 92kcal Lima bean
Starch g g
Fructose g 0.1g Groat
Sugar 2.9g 0.9g Groat
Fiber 7g 2.7g Lima bean
Calcium 17mg 7mg Lima bean
Iron 2.39mg 0.8mg Lima bean
Magnesium 43mg 51mg Groat
Phosphorus 111mg 70mg Lima bean
Potassium 508mg 88mg Lima bean
Sodium 2mg 4mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.95mg 0.61mg Lima bean
Copper 0.235mg 0.146mg Lima bean
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.09mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 0.04mg Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.039mg Lima bean
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 0.94mg Groat
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.359mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0.077mg Lima bean
Folate 83µg 14µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 1.9µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.049mg Lima bean
Threonine 0.337mg 0.129mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411mg 0.127mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.673mg 0.212mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.523mg 0.172mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.099mg 0.044mg Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.133mg Lima bean
Valine 0.469mg 0.173mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.238mg 0.079mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Groat
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.134g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.188g Groat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.188g Groat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Groat
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
8
Groat
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
22
Groat

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
20%
Groat
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
20%
Groat
Fats
2%
Lima bean
3%
Groat

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.045g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lima bean
Lima bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lima bean
Lima bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Groat
Groat is lower in Sugar (difference - 2g)
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. Groat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170686/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.