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Lima bean vs Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Lima bean and Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

  • Lima bean has more Iron, Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Potassium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Selenium, and Zinc, while Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) has more Vitamin C.
  • Lima bean's daily need coverage for Iron is 24% higher.
  • Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 8 times less Vitamin B5 than Lima bean. Lima bean contains 0.422mg of Vitamin B5, while Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains 0.055mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Yardlong bean, raw.

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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 +408.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.1%
Contains more Potassium +111.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +156.8%
Contains more Copper +389.6%
Contains more Calcium +194.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 44
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 18% 32% 26% 22% 1% 11% 16%
Contains more Iron +408.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +88.1%
Contains more Potassium +111.7%
Contains less Sodium -50%
Contains more Zinc +156.8%
Contains more Copper +389.6%
Contains more Calcium +194.1%
Equal in Magnesium - 44

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 B1 +50.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +667.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +570.8%
Contains more Folate +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.41
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 52% 0% 0% 63% 27% 26% 8% 4% 6% 47% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +50.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +667.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +570.8%
Contains more Folate +33.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +100%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.41

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 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
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 Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) Opinion
Net carbs 13.88g 8.35g Lima bean
Protein 7.8g 2.8g Lima bean
Fats 0.38g 0.4g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbs 20.88g 8.35g Lima bean
Calories 115kcal 47kcal Lima bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 2.9g g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fiber 7g g Lima bean
Calcium 17mg 50mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Iron 2.39mg 0.47mg Lima bean
Magnesium 43mg 44mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Phosphorus 111mg 59mg Lima bean
Potassium 508mg 240mg Lima bean
Sodium 2mg 4mg Lima bean
Zinc 0.95mg 0.37mg Lima bean
Copper 0.235mg 0.048mg Lima bean
Vitamin A 0IU 865IU Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin E 0.18mg mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 18.8mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B1 0.161mg 0.107mg Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0.11mg Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Vitamin B3 0.421mg 0.41mg Lima bean
Vitamin B5 0.422mg 0.055mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.161mg 0.024mg Lima bean
Folate 83µg 62µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 2µg µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.092mg 0.032mg Lima bean
Threonine 0.337mg 0.104mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.411mg 0.15mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.673mg 0.2mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.523mg 0.184mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.099mg 0.04mg Lima bean
Phenylalanine 0.449mg 0.154mg Lima bean
Valine 0.469mg 0.162mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.238mg 0.09mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.105g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.034g 0.036g Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Polyunsaturated fat 0.171g 0.169g Lima bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lima bean Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
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
19
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Mineral Summary Score
40
Lima bean
17
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

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
17%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Carbohydrates
21%
Lima bean
8%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Fats
2%
Lima bean
2%
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean)
Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 54)
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. Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169222/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.