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Nattō vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Nattō and Lima bean

  • Nattō has more Iron, Copper, Manganese, Calcium, Zinc, Vitamin K, Magnesium, and Vitamin B2, however Lima bean is higher in Folate, and Vitamin C.
  • Nattō covers your daily Iron needs 78% more than Lima bean.
  • Lima bean contains 13 times less Calcium than Nattō. Nattō contains 217mg of Calcium, while Lima bean contains 17mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Natto and Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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 Calcium +1176.5%
Contains more Iron +259.8%
Contains more Magnesium +167.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +218.9%
Contains more Copper +183.8%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Contains more Calcium +1176.5%
Contains more Iron +259.8%
Contains more Magnesium +167.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.8%
Contains more Potassium +43.5%
Contains more Zinc +218.9%
Contains more Copper +183.8%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%

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
Nattō
3
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1055%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.8%
Contains more Folate +937.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.161
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
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%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +245.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +1055%
Contains more Vitamin E +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +23.8%
Contains more Folate +937.5%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.161

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.
Nattō Lima bean
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Nattō Lima bean Opinion
Net carbs 7.28g 13.88g Lima bean
Protein 19.4g 7.8g Nattō
Fats 11g 0.38g Nattō
Carbs 12.68g 20.88g Lima bean
Calories 211kcal 115kcal Nattō
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 4.89g 2.9g Lima bean
Fiber 5.4g 7g Lima bean
Calcium 217mg 17mg Nattō
Iron 8.6mg 2.39mg Nattō
Magnesium 115mg 43mg Nattō
Phosphorus 174mg 111mg Nattō
Potassium 729mg 508mg Nattō
Sodium 7mg 2mg Lima bean
Zinc 3.03mg 0.95mg Nattō
Copper 0.667mg 0.235mg Nattō
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.01mg 0.18mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 13mg 0mg Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.16mg 0.161mg Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.19mg 0.055mg Nattō
Vitamin B3 0mg 0.421mg Lima bean
Vitamin B5 0.215mg 0.422mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.13mg 0.161mg Lima bean
Folate 8µg 83µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 23.1µg 2µg Nattō
Tryptophan 0.223mg 0.092mg Nattō
Threonine 0.813mg 0.337mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.931mg 0.411mg Nattō
Leucine 1.509mg 0.673mg Nattō
Lysine 1.145mg 0.523mg Nattō
Methionine 0.208mg 0.099mg Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.941mg 0.449mg Nattō
Valine 1.018mg 0.469mg Nattō
Histidine 0.512mg 0.238mg Nattō
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.591g 0.089g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 2.43g 0.034g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 6.21g 0.171g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Nattō Lima 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
20
Nattō
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
114
Nattō
40
Lima 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
116%
Nattō
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
13%
Nattō
21%
Lima bean
Fats
51%
Nattō
2%
Lima bean

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.99g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.502g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
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.

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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/nutrients
  2. Lima bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174253/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.