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Lima bean vs Semolina - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lima bean and Semolina different?

  • Lima bean is richer in Fiber, Iron, Folate, and Potassium, while Semolina is higher in Vitamin B3, Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Copper.
  • Semolina covers your daily need of Vitamin B3 29% more than Lima bean.
  • Lima bean contains 10 times more Folate than Semolina. Lima bean contains 83µg of Folate, while Semolina contains 8µg.

Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Rice, white, long-grain, parboiled, unenriched, dry types were used in this article.

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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 Iron +223%
Contains more Magnesium +59.3%
Contains more Potassium +192%
Contains more Calcium +317.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Contains more Copper +20.9%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Equal in Zinc - 1.02
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 22% 28% 20% 66% 16% 1% 28% 95%
Contains more Iron +223%
Contains more Magnesium +59.3%
Contains more Potassium +192%
Contains more Calcium +317.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +37.8%
Contains more Copper +20.9%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Equal in Zinc - 1.02

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 +500%
Contains more Folate +937.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1099%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05
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% 56% 12% 95% 41% 105% 6% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Folate +937.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +39.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1099%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +59.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.7%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.05

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Semolina Opinion
Net carbs 13.88g 79.09g Semolina
Protein 7.8g 7.51g Lima bean
Fats 0.38g 1.03g Semolina
Carbs 20.88g 80.89g Semolina
Calories 115kcal 374kcal Semolina
Starch g 68.29g Semolina
Fructose g 0.02g Semolina
Sugar 2.9g 0.33g Semolina
Fiber 7g 1.8g Lima bean
Calcium 17mg 71mg Semolina
Iron 2.39mg 0.74mg Lima bean
Magnesium 43mg 27mg Lima bean
Phosphorus 111mg 153mg Semolina
Potassium 508mg 174mg Lima bean
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 0.95mg 1.02mg Semolina
Copper 0.235mg 0.284mg Semolina
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0.03mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 0.224mg Semolina
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.05mg Lima bean
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 5.048mg Semolina
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.672mg Semolina
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0.452mg Semolina
Folate 83µg 8µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 0.1µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.103mg Semolina
Threonine 0.337mg 0.271mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411mg 0.339mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.673mg 0.656mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.523mg 0.215mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.099mg 0.183mg Semolina
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.398mg Lima bean
Valine 0.469mg 0.47mg Semolina
Histidine 0.238mg 0.185mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Semolina
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.294g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.258g Semolina
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.322g Semolina

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Semolina
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
26
Semolina
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
34
Semolina

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
45%
Semolina
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
81%
Semolina
Fats
2%
Lima bean
5%
Semolina

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Semolina
Semolina is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.57g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.205g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 22)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
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.
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. Semolina - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169758/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.