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Lima bean vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Lima bean and Tempeh?

  • Lima bean is richer in Folate, yet Tempeh is richer in Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Calcium, Magnesium, and Selenium.
  • Tempeh's daily need coverage for Copper is 36% higher.
  • Lima bean has 3 times more Folate than Tempeh. Lima bean has 83µg of Folate, while Tempeh has 24µg.
  • Lima bean contains less Saturated Fat.

We used Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Tempeh types in this comparison.

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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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Tempeh
Contains more Potassium +23.3%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Calcium +552.9%
Contains more Magnesium +88.4%
Contains more Copper +138.3%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +139.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 6% 45% 31% 79% 26% 48% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 34% 37% 58% 187% 32% 114% 2%
Contains more Potassium +23.3%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Calcium +552.9%
Contains more Magnesium +88.4%
Contains more Copper +138.3%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Phosphorus +139.6%

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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Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.8%
Contains more Folate +245.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +550.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 10% 0% 18%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.8%
Contains more Folate +245.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +550.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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
20
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
70
Tempeh

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
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
8%
Tempeh
Fats
2%
Lima bean
50%
Tempeh

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

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Lima bean Tempeh
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?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.45g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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 Tempeh Opinion
Calories 115 192 Tempeh
Protein 7.8 20.29 Tempeh
Fats 0.38 10.8 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 20.88 7.64 Lima bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.39 2.7 Tempeh
Calcium 17 111 Tempeh
Potassium 508 412 Lima bean
Magnesium 43 81 Tempeh
Sugar 2.9 Tempeh
Fiber 7 Lima bean
Copper 0.235 0.56 Tempeh
Zinc 0.95 1.14 Tempeh
Starch
Phosphorus 111 266 Tempeh
Sodium 2 9 Lima bean
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.18 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.161 0.078 Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.358 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 0.421 2.64 Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.422 0.278 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161 0.215 Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0 0.08 Tempeh
Vitamin K 2 Lima bean
Folate 83 24 Lima bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.089 2.539 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034 3.205 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171 4.3 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.092 0.194 Tempeh
Threonine 0.337 0.796 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.411 0.88 Tempeh
Leucine 0.673 1.43 Tempeh
Lysine 0.523 0.908 Tempeh
Methionine 0.099 0.175 Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.449 0.893 Tempeh
Valine 0.469 0.92 Tempeh
Histidine 0.238 0.466 Tempeh
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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. Tempeh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174272/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.