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Soybean vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Soybean and Lima bean

  • The amount of Iron, Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Potassium, and Vitamin K in Soybean is higher than in Lima bean.
  • Soybean covers your daily Iron needs 166% more than Lima bean.
  • Lima bean has 24 times less Vitamin K than Soybean. Soybean has 47µg of Vitamin K, while Lima bean has 2µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Soybeans, mature seeds, raw 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
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Contains more Iron +556.9%
Contains more Calcium +1529.4%
Contains more Potassium +253.7%
Contains more Magnesium +551.2%
Contains more Copper +605.5%
Contains more Zinc +414.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +534.2%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 589% 84% 159% 200% 553% 134% 302% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 6% 45% 31% 79% 26% 48% 1%
Contains more Iron +556.9%
Contains more Calcium +1529.4%
Contains more Potassium +253.7%
Contains more Magnesium +551.2%
Contains more Copper +605.5%
Contains more Zinc +414.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +534.2%
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
Soybean
10
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +372.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1481.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +285.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2250%
Contains more Folate +351.8%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 2% 17% 0% 219% 201% 31% 48% 87% 0% 118% 282%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +372.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1481.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +285.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +87.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +134.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +2250%
Contains more Folate +351.8%

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
85
Soybean
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
252
Soybean
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
219%
Soybean
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
30%
Soybean
21%
Lima bean
Fats
92%
Soybean
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.
Soybean Lima bean
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

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Soybean 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?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.43g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.795g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lima bean
Lima bean is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean Lima bean Opinion
Calories 446 115 Soybean
Protein 36.49 7.8 Soybean
Fats 19.94 0.38 Soybean
Vitamin C 6 0 Soybean
Carbs 30.16 20.88 Soybean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 15.7 2.39 Soybean
Calcium 277 17 Soybean
Potassium 1797 508 Soybean
Magnesium 280 43 Soybean
Sugar 7.33 2.9 Lima bean
Fiber 9.3 7 Soybean
Copper 1.658 0.235 Soybean
Zinc 4.89 0.95 Soybean
Starch
Phosphorus 704 111 Soybean
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 22 0 Soybean
Vitamin E 0.85 0.18 Soybean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.874 0.161 Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.87 0.055 Soybean
Vitamin B3 1.623 0.421 Soybean
Vitamin B5 0.793 0.422 Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.377 0.161 Soybean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 47 2 Soybean
Folate 375 83 Soybean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.884 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 4.404 0.034 Soybean
Polyunsaturated fat 11.255 0.171 Soybean
Tryptophan 0.591 0.092 Soybean
Threonine 1.766 0.337 Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971 0.411 Soybean
Leucine 3.309 0.673 Soybean
Lysine 2.706 0.523 Soybean
Methionine 0.547 0.099 Soybean
Phenylalanine 2.122 0.449 Soybean
Valine 2.029 0.469 Soybean
Histidine 1.097 0.238 Soybean
Fructose

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. Soybean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174270/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.