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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
Contains more Calcium +5635.3%
Contains more Iron +508.8%
Contains more Magnesium +716.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +466.7%
Contains more Zinc +715.8%
Contains more Copper +1637%
Contains less Sodium -81.8%
Equal in Potassium - 508
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 293% 546% 251% 270% 42% 2% 212% 1361%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Contains more Calcium +5635.3%
Contains more Iron +508.8%
Contains more Magnesium +716.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +466.7%
Contains more Zinc +715.8%
Contains more Copper +1637%
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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 5% 0% 0% 198% 57% 85% 3% 183% 73% 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 +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 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sesame Lima bean Opinion
Net carbs 11.65g 13.88g Lima bean
Protein 17.73g 7.8g Sesame
Fats 49.67g 0.38g Sesame
Carbs 23.45g 20.88g Sesame
Calories 573kcal 115kcal Sesame
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.3g 2.9g Sesame
Fiber 11.8g 7g Sesame
Calcium 975mg 17mg Sesame
Iron 14.55mg 2.39mg Sesame
Magnesium 351mg 43mg Sesame
Phosphorus 629mg 111mg Sesame
Potassium 468mg 508mg Lima bean
Sodium 11mg 2mg Lima bean
Zinc 7.75mg 0.95mg Sesame
Copper 4.082mg 0.235mg Sesame
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Sesame
Vitamin E 0.25mg 0.18mg Sesame
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.791mg 0.161mg Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247mg 0.055mg Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515mg 0.421mg Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05mg 0.422mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.79mg 0.161mg Sesame
Folate 97µg 83µg Sesame
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 2µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.388mg 0.092mg Sesame
Threonine 0.736mg 0.337mg Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763mg 0.411mg Sesame
Leucine 1.358mg 0.673mg Sesame
Lysine 0.569mg 0.523mg Sesame
Methionine 0.586mg 0.099mg Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94mg 0.449mg Sesame
Valine 0.99mg 0.469mg Sesame
Histidine 0.522mg 0.238mg Sesame
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957g 0.089g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759g 0.034g Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773g 0.171g Sesame

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Sesame 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
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

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)

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.