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Lima bean vs Porridge - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Lima bean and Porridge

  • Lima bean has more Fiber, Manganese, Copper, Folate, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1, however Porridge is higher in Iron.
  • Lima bean covers your daily Fiber needs 26% more than Porridge.
  • Porridge contains 10000000 times less Manganese than Lima bean. Lima bean contains 0.516mg of Manganese, while Porridge contains 0mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt.

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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 Magnesium +760%
Contains more Phosphorus +640%
Contains more Potassium +3075%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +630.8%
Contains more Copper +487.5%
Contains more Calcium +411.8%
Contains more Iron +56.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 27% 141% 4% 7% 2% 1% 4% 14%
Contains more Magnesium +760%
Contains more Phosphorus +640%
Contains more Potassium +3075%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +630.8%
Contains more Copper +487.5%
Contains more Calcium +411.8%
Contains more Iron +56.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +192.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +494.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1138.5%
Contains more Folate +591.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 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% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 9% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +800%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +192.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +494.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1138.5%
Contains more Folate +591.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Porridge Opinion
Net carbs 13.88g 10.02g Lima bean
Protein 7.8g 1.44g Lima bean
Fats 0.38g 0.21g Lima bean
Carbs 20.88g 10.52g Lima bean
Calories 115kcal 50kcal Lima bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.9g 0.03g Porridge
Fiber 7g 0.5g Lima bean
Calcium 17mg 87mg Porridge
Iron 2.39mg 3.74mg Porridge
Magnesium 43mg 5mg Lima bean
Phosphorus 111mg 15mg Lima bean
Potassium 508mg 16mg Lima bean
Sodium 2mg 6mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.95mg 0.13mg Lima bean
Copper 0.235mg 0.04mg Lima bean
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.02mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 0.055mg Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.025mg Lima bean
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 0.52mg Porridge
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.071mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0.013mg Lima bean
Folate 83µg 12µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 0.1µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.02mg Lima bean
Threonine 0.337mg 0.045mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411mg 0.063mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.673mg 0.11mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.523mg 0.037mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.099mg 0.027mg Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.078mg Lima bean
Valine 0.469mg 0.07mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.238mg 0.033mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.033g Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.028g Lima bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.114g Lima bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Porridge
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
4
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
24
Porridge

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
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
11%
Porridge
Fats
2%
Lima bean
1%
Porridge

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.87g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.056g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lima bean
Lima bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/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.