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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, Copper, Folate, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, and Vitamin B1, however Porridge is higher in Manganese, and Iron.
  • Lima bean covers your daily Fiber needs 26% more than Porridge.
  • Porridge contains 32 times less Potassium than Lima bean. Lima bean contains 508mg of Potassium, while Porridge contains 16mg.

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

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 Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Folate +591.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%
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% 1% 0% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 0% 1% 9%
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 Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Folate +591.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +23.5%

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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Porridge
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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