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Lima bean vs Hummus - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lima bean and Hummus

  • Lima bean has more Potassium, and Vitamin B5, however Hummus is richer in Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Zinc, and Magnesium.
  • Hummus covers your daily Copper needs 32% more than Lima bean.
  • Hummus has 3 times less Vitamin B5 than Lima bean. Lima bean has 0.422mg of Vitamin B5, while Hummus has 0.132mg.
  • Lima bean contains less Saturated Fat.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Hummus, commercial.

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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 Potassium +122.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Calcium +123.5%
Contains more Magnesium +65.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.6%
Contains more Zinc +92.6%
Contains more Copper +124.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.44
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 92% 51% 76% 21% 50% 50% 176%
Contains more Potassium +122.8%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Calcium +123.5%
Contains more Magnesium +65.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +58.6%
Contains more Zinc +92.6%
Contains more Copper +124.3%
Equal in Iron - 2.44

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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Hummus
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.2%
Equal in Folate - 83
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 2% 0% 0% 0% 45% 15% 11% 8% 47% 63% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +219.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +38.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +24.2%
Equal in Folate - 83

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Hummus Opinion
Net carbs 13.88g 8.29g Lima bean
Protein 7.8g 7.9g Hummus
Fats 0.38g 9.6g Hummus
Carbs 20.88g 14.29g Lima bean
Calories 115kcal 166kcal Hummus
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.9g g Hummus
Fiber 7g 6g Lima bean
Calcium 17mg 38mg Hummus
Iron 2.39mg 2.44mg Hummus
Magnesium 43mg 71mg Hummus
Phosphorus 111mg 176mg Hummus
Potassium 508mg 228mg Lima bean
Sodium 2mg 379mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.95mg 1.83mg Hummus
Copper 0.235mg 0.527mg Hummus
Vitamin A 0IU 30IU Hummus
Vitamin E 0.18mg mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 0.18mg Hummus
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.064mg Hummus
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 0.582mg Hummus
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.132mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0.2mg Hummus
Folate 83µg 83µg
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092mg mg Lima bean
Threonine 0.337mg mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411mg mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.673mg mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.523mg mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.099mg mg Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449mg mg Lima bean
Valine 0.469mg mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.238mg mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Hummus
Saturated Fat 0.089g 1.437g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 4.039g Hummus
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 3.613g Hummus

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Hummus
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
16
Hummus
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
66
Hummus

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
47%
Hummus
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
14%
Hummus
Fats
2%
Lima bean
44%
Hummus

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 377mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.348g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hummus
Hummus is lower in glycemic index (difference - 26)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hummus
Hummus is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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
  2. Hummus - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174289/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.