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Lima bean vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Lima bean and Wheat gluten

  • Lima bean has more Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Potassium, and Vitamin B5, however Wheat gluten has more Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, and Calcium.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Wheat gluten is 64% higher.
  • Wheat gluten has 10000000 times less Folate than Lima bean. Lima bean has 83µg of Folate, while Wheat gluten has 0µg.

Food types used in this article are Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Vital wheat gluten.

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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 Magnesium +72%
Contains more Potassium +408%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Copper +29.1%
Contains more Calcium +735.3%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 195% 18% 112% 9% 4% 24% 61%
Contains more Magnesium +72%
Contains more Potassium +408%
Contains less Sodium -93.1%
Contains more Zinc +11.8%
Contains more Copper +29.1%
Contains more Calcium +735.3%
Contains more Iron +117.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +134.2%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lima bean Wheat gluten Opinion
Net carbs 13.88g 13.19g Lima bean
Protein 7.8g 75.16g Wheat gluten
Fats 0.38g 1.85g Wheat gluten
Carbs 20.88g 13.79g Lima bean
Calories 115kcal 370kcal Wheat gluten
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.9g 0g Wheat gluten
Fiber 7g 0.6g Lima bean
Calcium 17mg 142mg Wheat gluten
Iron 2.39mg 5.2mg Wheat gluten
Magnesium 43mg 25mg Lima bean
Phosphorus 111mg 260mg Wheat gluten
Potassium 508mg 100mg Lima bean
Sodium 2mg 29mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.95mg 0.85mg Lima bean
Copper 0.235mg 0.182mg Lima bean
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.18mg 0mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 0mg Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0mg Lima bean
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 0mg Lima bean
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0mg Lima bean
Folate 83µg 0µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg 0µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092mg mg Lima bean
Threonine 0.337mg mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411mg mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.673mg mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.523mg mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.099mg mg Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449mg mg Lima bean
Valine 0.469mg mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.238mg mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.272g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.156g Wheat gluten
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.81g Wheat gluten

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Wheat gluten
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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
58
Wheat gluten

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
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
2%
Lima bean
9%
Wheat gluten

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 27mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.183g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
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)
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.

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. Wheat gluten - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168147/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.