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Sesame vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Sesame and Lima bean

  • Lima bean has less Copper, Iron, Calcium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, Selenium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B6.
  • Sesame covers your daily Copper needs 427% more than Lima bean.
  • Lima bean contains 57 times less Calcium than Sesame. Sesame contains 975mg of Calcium, while Lima bean contains 17mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Seeds, sesame seeds, whole, dried 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
Sesame
6
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Contains more Iron +508.8%
Contains more Calcium +5635.3%
Contains more Magnesium +716.3%
Contains more Copper +1637%
Contains more Zinc +715.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +466.7%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Equal in Potassium - 508
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 546% 293% 42% 251% 1361% 212% 270% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 6% 45% 31% 79% 26% 48% 1%
Contains more Iron +508.8%
Contains more Calcium +5635.3%
Contains more Magnesium +716.3%
Contains more Copper +1637%
Contains more Zinc +715.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +466.7%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Equal in Potassium - 508

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
Sesame
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +391.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +349.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +972.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +390.7%
Contains more Folate +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +744%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 5% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 0% 0% 73%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 4% 0% 41% 13% 8% 26% 38% 0% 5% 63%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +38.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +391.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +349.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +972.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +390.7%
Contains more Folate +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +744%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
50
Sesame
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
372
Sesame
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
106%
Sesame
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
21%
Lima bean
Fats
229%
Sesame
2%
Lima bean

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

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Sesame Lima bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Sesame
Sesame is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.6g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 6.868g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $2.8)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Lima bean Opinion
Calories 573 115 Sesame
Protein 17.73 7.8 Sesame
Fats 49.67 0.38 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 23.45 20.88 Sesame
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 2.39 Sesame
Calcium 975 17 Sesame
Potassium 468 508 Lima bean
Magnesium 351 43 Sesame
Sugar 0.3 2.9 Sesame
Fiber 11.8 7 Sesame
Copper 4.082 0.235 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 0.95 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 629 111 Sesame
Sodium 11 2 Lima bean
Vitamin A 9 0 Sesame
Vitamin E 0.25 0.18 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.161 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.055 Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515 0.421 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.422 Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.161 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 2 Lima bean
Folate 97 83 Sesame
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 0.034 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 0.171 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.092 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.337 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763 0.411 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 0.673 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 0.523 Sesame
Methionine 0.586 0.099 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 0.449 Sesame
Valine 0.99 0.469 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 0.238 Sesame
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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. Sesame - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170150/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.