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Rye vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Rye and Lima bean

  • Lima bean contains less Manganese, Fiber, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B5, Selenium, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Copper than Rye.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Rye is 90% higher.
  • Lima bean has 10 times less Vitamin B3 than Rye. Rye has 4.27mg of Vitamin B3, while Lima bean has 0.421mg.

Food types used in this article are Rye grain 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
Rye
7
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Contains more Calcium +41.2%
Contains more Magnesium +155.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +199.1%
Contains more Zinc +178.9%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Equal in Iron - 2.39
Equal in Potassium - 508
Equal in Sodium - 2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 99% 79% 143% 45% 1% 73% 123%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Contains more Calcium +41.2%
Contains more Magnesium +155.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +199.1%
Contains more Zinc +178.9%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Equal in Iron - 2.39
Equal in Potassium - 508
Equal in Sodium - 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
Rye
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +372.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +914.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +195%
Contains more Folate +118.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 17% 0% 0% 79% 58% 81% 88% 68% 29% 0% 15%
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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +372.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +356.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +914.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +245%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +82.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +195%
Contains more Folate +118.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rye Lima bean Opinion
Net carbs 60.76g 13.88g Rye
Protein 10.34g 7.8g Rye
Fats 1.63g 0.38g Rye
Carbs 75.86g 20.88g Rye
Calories 338kcal 115kcal Rye
Starch g g
Fructose 0.11g g Rye
Sugar 0.98g 2.9g Rye
Fiber 15.1g 7g Rye
Calcium 24mg 17mg Rye
Iron 2.63mg 2.39mg Rye
Magnesium 110mg 43mg Rye
Phosphorus 332mg 111mg Rye
Potassium 510mg 508mg Rye
Sodium 2mg 2mg
Zinc 2.65mg 0.95mg Rye
Copper 0.367mg 0.235mg Rye
Vitamin A 11IU 0IU Rye
Vitamin E 0.85mg 0.18mg Rye
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.316mg 0.161mg Rye
Vitamin B2 0.251mg 0.055mg Rye
Vitamin B3 4.27mg 0.421mg Rye
Vitamin B5 1.456mg 0.422mg Rye
Vitamin B6 0.294mg 0.161mg Rye
Folate 38µg 83µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 5.9µg 2µg Rye
Tryptophan 0.108mg 0.092mg Rye
Threonine 0.289mg 0.337mg Lima bean
Isoleucine 0.208mg 0.411mg Lima bean
Leucine 0.563mg 0.673mg Lima bean
Lysine 0.286mg 0.523mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.153mg 0.099mg Rye
Phenylalanine 0.435mg 0.449mg Lima bean
Valine 0.317mg 0.469mg Lima bean
Histidine 0.189mg 0.238mg Lima bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.197g 0.089g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.208g 0.034g Rye
Polyunsaturated fat 0.767g 0.171g Rye

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rye 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
36
Rye
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
71
Rye
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
62%
Rye
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
76%
Rye
21%
Lima bean
Fats
8%
Rye
2%
Lima bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rye
Rye is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.92g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rye
Rye is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rye
Rye is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rye
Rye is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.108g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)
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. Rye - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168884/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.