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Lima bean vs Soba - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Lima bean and Soba?

  • Lima bean is richer than Soba in Copper, Iron, Folate, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6, Magnesium, Zinc, Manganese, and Vitamin B1.
  • Lima bean's daily need coverage for Copper is 25% more.
  • Lima bean has 15 times more Potassium than Soba. While Lima bean has 508mg of Potassium, Soba has only 35mg.

We used Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Noodles, japanese, soba, cooked types 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
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Soba
Contains more Iron +397.9%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Potassium +1351.4%
Contains more Magnesium +377.8%
Contains more Copper +2837.5%
Contains more Zinc +691.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +344%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 6% 45% 31% 79% 26% 48% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 18% 2% 4% 7% 3% 4% 11% 8%
Contains more Iron +397.9%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Potassium +1351.4%
Contains more Magnesium +377.8%
Contains more Copper +2837.5%
Contains more Zinc +691.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +344%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%

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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Soba
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +302.5%
Contains more Folate +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.1%
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% 0% 0% 24% 6% 10% 15% 10% 0% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +111.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +79.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +302.5%
Contains more Folate +1085.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +21.1%

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
6
Soba
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
7
Soba

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
30%
Soba
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
21%
Soba
Fats
2%
Lima bean
0%
Soba

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

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Lima bean Soba
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?
Soba
Soba is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soba
Soba is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.07g)
Which food is cheaper?
Soba
Soba is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 58mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lima bean
Lima bean is relatively richer in minerals
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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Soba Opinion
Calories 115 99 Lima bean
Protein 7.8 5.06 Lima bean
Fats 0.38 0.1 Lima bean
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 20.88 21.44 Soba
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 0.48 Lima bean
Calcium 17 4 Lima bean
Potassium 508 35 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 9 Lima bean
Sugar 2.9 Soba
Fiber 7 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.008 Lima bean
Zinc 0.95 0.12 Lima bean
Starch
Phosphorus 111 25 Lima bean
Sodium 2 60 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.18 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.094 Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.026 Lima bean
Vitamin B3 0.421 0.51 Soba
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.235 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.04 Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 Lima bean
Folate 83 7 Lima bean
Trans Fat 0 Soba
Saturated Fat 0.089 0.019 Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 0.026 Lima bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 0.031 Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092 0.072 Lima bean
Threonine 0.337 0.177 Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411 0.195 Lima bean
Leucine 0.673 0.33 Lima bean
Lysine 0.523 0.214 Lima bean
Methionine 0.099 0.072 Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.217 Lima bean
Valine 0.469 0.249 Lima bean
Histidine 0.238 0.119 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. Soba - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168907/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.