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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 Calcium +325%
Contains more Iron +397.9%
Contains more Magnesium +377.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +344%
Contains more Potassium +1351.4%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Contains more Zinc +691.7%
Contains more Copper +2837.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 18% 7% 11% 4% 8% 4% 3%
Contains more Calcium +325%
Contains more Iron +397.9%
Contains more Magnesium +377.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +344%
Contains more Potassium +1351.4%
Contains less Sodium -96.7%
Contains more Zinc +691.7%
Contains more Copper +2837.5%

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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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 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% 0% 0% 0% 24% 6% 10% 15% 10% 6% 0% 0%
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%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Soba Opinion
Net carbs 13.88g 21.44g Soba
Protein 7.8g 5.06g Lima bean
Fats 0.38g 0.1g Lima bean
Carbs 20.88g 21.44g Soba
Calories 115kcal 99kcal Lima bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.9g g Soba
Fiber 7g g Lima bean
Calcium 17mg 4mg Lima bean
Iron 2.39mg 0.48mg Lima bean
Magnesium 43mg 9mg Lima bean
Phosphorus 111mg 25mg Lima bean
Potassium 508mg 35mg Lima bean
Sodium 2mg 60mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.95mg 0.12mg Lima bean
Copper 0.235mg 0.008mg Lima bean
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.18mg mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 0.094mg Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.026mg Lima bean
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 0.51mg Soba
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.235mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0.04mg Lima bean
Folate 83µg 7µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.072mg Lima bean
Threonine 0.337mg 0.177mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411mg 0.195mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.673mg 0.33mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.523mg 0.214mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.099mg 0.072mg Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.217mg Lima bean
Valine 0.469mg 0.249mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.238mg 0.119mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Soba
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.019g Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.026g Lima bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.031g Lima bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Soba
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
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

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)

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.