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Seed vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Seed and Lima bean different?

  • Seed is higher than Lima bean in Fiber, Phosphorus, Manganese, Selenium, Copper, Magnesium, Iron, Calcium, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B1.
  • Seed covers your daily need of Fiber 110% more than Lima bean.
  • Seed contains 37 times more Calcium than Lima bean. Seed contains 631mg of Calcium, while Lima bean contains 17mg.

Seeds, chia seeds, dried and Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types were used in this article.

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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
Seed
6
:
Contains more Calcium +3611.8%
Contains more Iron +223%
Contains more Magnesium +679.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +674.8%
Contains more Zinc +382.1%
Contains more Copper +293.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 190% 290% 240% 369% 36% 3% 125% 308%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Contains more Calcium +3611.8%
Contains more Iron +223%
Contains more Magnesium +679.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +674.8%
Contains more Zinc +382.1%
Contains more Copper +293.2%
Contains more Potassium +24.8%
Contains less Sodium -87.5%

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
Seed
6
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +285.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1997.4%
Contains more Folate +69.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 4% 10% 0% 6% 155% 40% 166% 0% 0% 37% 0% 0%
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 +177.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +285.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +209.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1997.4%
Contains more Folate +69.4%

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.
Seed Lima bean
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Seed Lima bean Opinion
Net carbs 7.72g 13.88g Lima bean
Protein 16.54g 7.8g Seed
Fats 30.74g 0.38g Seed
Carbs 42.12g 20.88g Seed
Calories 486kcal 115kcal Seed
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.9g Seed
Fiber 34.4g 7g Seed
Calcium 631mg 17mg Seed
Iron 7.72mg 2.39mg Seed
Magnesium 335mg 43mg Seed
Phosphorus 860mg 111mg Seed
Potassium 407mg 508mg Lima bean
Sodium 16mg 2mg Lima bean
Zinc 4.58mg 0.95mg Seed
Copper 0.924mg 0.235mg Seed
Vitamin A 54IU 0IU Seed
Vitamin E 0.5mg 0.18mg Seed
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lima bean
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lima bean
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Seed
Vitamin B1 0.62mg 0.161mg Seed
Vitamin B2 0.17mg 0.055mg Seed
Vitamin B3 8.83mg 0.421mg Seed
Vitamin B5 mg 0.422mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 mg 0.161mg Lima bean
Folate 49µg 83µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.436mg 0.092mg Seed
Threonine 0.709mg 0.337mg Seed
Isoleucine 0.801mg 0.411mg Seed
Leucine 1.371mg 0.673mg Seed
Lysine 0.97mg 0.523mg Seed
Methionine 0.588mg 0.099mg Seed
Phenylalanine 1.016mg 0.449mg Seed
Valine 0.95mg 0.469mg Seed
Histidine 0.531mg 0.238mg Seed
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.14g 0g Lima bean
Saturated Fat 3.33g 0.089g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 2.309g 0.034g Seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.665g 0.171g Seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Seed 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
35
Seed
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
195
Seed
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
99%
Seed
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
42%
Seed
21%
Lima bean
Fats
142%
Seed
2%
Lima bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Seed
Seed is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Seed
Seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Seed
Seed is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Seed
Seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 14mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.241g)
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. Seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170554/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.