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Lima bean vs Bran - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lima bean and Bran

  • Lima bean has less Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Magnesium, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Copper.
  • Bran covers your daily Manganese needs 222% more than Lima bean.

Food varieties used in this article are Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Oat bran, 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
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Bran
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +126.4%
Contains more Calcium +241.2%
Contains more Potassium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +446.5%
Contains more Copper +71.5%
Contains more Zinc +227.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +561.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 6% 45% 31% 79% 26% 48% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 203% 18% 50% 168% 135% 85% 315% 1%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Iron +126.4%
Contains more Calcium +241.2%
Contains more Potassium +11.4%
Contains more Magnesium +446.5%
Contains more Copper +71.5%
Contains more Zinc +227.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +561.3%

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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Bran
Contains more Folate +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +254%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.165
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 0% 0% 21% 0% 293% 51% 18% 90% 39% 0% 8% 39%
Contains more Folate +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin E +461.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +626.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +121.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +254%
Contains more Vitamin K +60%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.165

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Bran Opinion
Calories 115kcal 246kcal Bran
Protein 7.8g 17.3g Bran
Fats 0.38g 7.03g Bran
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 13.88g 50.82g Bran
Carbs 20.88g 66.22g Bran
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 2.39mg 5.41mg Bran
Calcium 17mg 58mg Bran
Potassium 508mg 566mg Bran
Magnesium 43mg 235mg Bran
Sugar 2.9g 1.45g Bran
Fiber 7g 15.4g Bran
Copper 0.235mg 0.403mg Bran
Zinc 0.95mg 3.11mg Bran
Starch g g
Phosphorus 111mg 734mg Bran
Sodium 2mg 4mg Lima bean
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.18mg 1.01mg Bran
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 1.17mg Bran
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.22mg Bran
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 0.934mg Bran
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 1.494mg Bran
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0.165mg Bran
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 3.2µg Bran
Folate 83µg 52µg Lima bean
Trans Fat 0g g Bran
Saturated Fat 0.089g 1.328g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 2.376g Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 2.766g Bran
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.335mg Bran
Threonine 0.337mg 0.502mg Bran
Isoleucine 0.411mg 0.668mg Bran
Leucine 0.673mg 1.374mg Bran
Lysine 0.523mg 0.76mg Bran
Methionine 0.099mg 0.335mg Bran
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.908mg Bran
Valine 0.469mg 0.964mg Bran
Histidine 0.238mg 0.41mg Bran
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Bran
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
46
Bran
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
122
Bran

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
104%
Bran
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
66%
Bran
Fats
2%
Lima bean
32%
Bran

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 - 1.239g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bran
Bran is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.45g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Bran - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168872/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.