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Spelt vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Spelt and Lima bean

  • Spelt has more Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Copper, Iron, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B1, Fiber, and Selenium than Lima bean.
  • Spelt's daily need coverage for Manganese is 107% more.
  • Spelt contains 16 times more Vitamin B3 than Lima bean. Spelt contains 6.843mg of Vitamin B3, while Lima bean contains 0.421mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Spelt, uncooked 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 +58.8%
Contains more Iron +85.8%
Contains more Magnesium +216.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +261.3%
Contains more Zinc +245.3%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains more Potassium +30.9%
Contains less Sodium -75%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 167% 98% 172% 35% 2% 90% 171%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Contains more Calcium +58.8%
Contains more Iron +85.8%
Contains more Magnesium +216.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +261.3%
Contains more Zinc +245.3%
Contains more Copper +117.4%
Contains more Potassium +30.9%
Contains less Sodium -75%

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
Spelt
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +338.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1525.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +153.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +80%
Contains more Folate +84.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 16% 0% 0% 91% 27% 129% 65% 54% 34% 0% 10%
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 +338.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +126.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +105.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1525.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +153.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +42.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +80%
Contains more Folate +84.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Spelt Lima bean Opinion
Net carbs 59.49g 13.88g Spelt
Protein 14.57g 7.8g Spelt
Fats 2.43g 0.38g Spelt
Carbs 70.19g 20.88g Spelt
Calories 338kcal 115kcal Spelt
Starch 53.92g g Spelt
Fructose 0.24g g Spelt
Sugar 6.82g 2.9g Lima bean
Fiber 10.7g 7g Spelt
Calcium 27mg 17mg Spelt
Iron 4.44mg 2.39mg Spelt
Magnesium 136mg 43mg Spelt
Phosphorus 401mg 111mg Spelt
Potassium 388mg 508mg Lima bean
Sodium 8mg 2mg Lima bean
Zinc 3.28mg 0.95mg Spelt
Copper 0.511mg 0.235mg Spelt
Vitamin A 10IU 0IU Spelt
Vitamin E 0.79mg 0.18mg Spelt
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lima bean
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lima bean
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.364mg 0.161mg Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.113mg 0.055mg Spelt
Vitamin B3 6.843mg 0.421mg Spelt
Vitamin B5 1.068mg 0.422mg Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.23mg 0.161mg Spelt
Folate 45µg 83µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.6µg 2µg Spelt
Tryptophan 0.132mg 0.092mg Spelt
Threonine 0.443mg 0.337mg Spelt
Isoleucine 0.552mg 0.411mg Spelt
Leucine 1.07mg 0.673mg Spelt
Lysine 0.409mg 0.523mg Lima bean
Methionine 0.258mg 0.099mg Spelt
Phenylalanine 0.737mg 0.449mg Spelt
Valine 0.681mg 0.469mg Spelt
Histidine 0.36mg 0.238mg Spelt
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Spelt
Saturated Fat 0.406g 0.089g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.445g 0.034g Spelt
Polyunsaturated fat 1.258g 0.171g Spelt

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Spelt 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
Spelt
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
92
Spelt
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
87%
Spelt
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
70%
Spelt
21%
Lima bean
Fats
11%
Spelt
2%
Lima bean

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spelt
Spelt is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.92g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.317g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 31)
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. Spelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169745/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.