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

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 Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Folate +937.5%
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 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% 56% 12% 95% 41% 105% 0% 1% 6%
Contains more Vitamin E +500%
Contains more Vitamin K +1900%
Contains more Folate +937.5%
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 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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Lima bean Semolina
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?
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.