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Lima bean vs Millet - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lima bean and Millet

  • Lima bean has more Potassium, while Millet has more Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Vitamin B5.
  • Millet covers your daily need of Copper 57% more than Lima bean.
  • Lima bean contains 3 times more Potassium than Millet. While Lima bean contains 508mg of Potassium, Millet contains only 195mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Millet, raw.

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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 +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +160.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Magnesium +165.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.8%
Contains more Zinc +76.8%
Contains more Copper +219.1%
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% 113% 82% 123% 18% 1% 46% 250%
Contains more Calcium +112.5%
Contains more Potassium +160.5%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +25.9%
Contains more Magnesium +165.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +156.8%
Contains more Zinc +76.8%
Contains more Copper +219.1%

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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Millet
Contains more Vitamin E +260%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1021.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.5%
Equal in Folate - 85
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% 1% 0% 0% 106% 67% 89% 51% 89% 64% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin E +260%
Contains more Vitamin K +122.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +161.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +427.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1021.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +100.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +138.5%
Equal in Folate - 85

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Millet Opinion
Net carbs 13.88g 64.35g Millet
Protein 7.8g 11.02g Millet
Fats 0.38g 4.22g Millet
Carbs 20.88g 72.85g Millet
Calories 115kcal 378kcal Millet
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.9g g Millet
Fiber 7g 8.5g Millet
Calcium 17mg 8mg Lima bean
Iron 2.39mg 3.01mg Millet
Magnesium 43mg 114mg Millet
Phosphorus 111mg 285mg Millet
Potassium 508mg 195mg Lima bean
Sodium 2mg 5mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.95mg 1.68mg Millet
Copper 0.235mg 0.75mg Millet
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.05mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 0.421mg Millet
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.29mg Millet
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 4.72mg Millet
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.848mg Millet
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0.384mg Millet
Folate 83µg 85µg Millet
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 0.9µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.119mg Millet
Threonine 0.337mg 0.353mg Millet
Isoleucine 0.411mg 0.465mg Millet
Leucine 0.673mg 1.4mg Millet
Lysine 0.523mg 0.212mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.099mg 0.221mg Millet
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.58mg Millet
Valine 0.469mg 0.578mg Millet
Histidine 0.238mg 0.236mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Millet
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.723g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.773g Millet
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 2.134g Millet

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Millet
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
39
Millet
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
79
Millet

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
66%
Millet
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
73%
Millet
Fats
2%
Lima bean
19%
Millet

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Millet
Millet is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is cheaper?
Millet
Millet is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Millet
Millet is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Millet
Millet is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.634g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
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. Millet - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169702/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.