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Tempeh vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tempeh and Lima bean?

  • Tempeh is richer in Copper, Manganese, Vitamin B2, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Calcium, and Magnesium, yet Lima bean is richer in Folate, and Selenium.
  • Tempeh's daily need coverage for Copper is 36% higher.
  • Tempeh has 29 times more Saturated Fat than Lima bean. Tempeh has 2.539g of Saturated Fat, while Lima bean has 0.089g.

We used Tempeh and Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types in this comparison.

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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 +552.9%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Magnesium +88.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +139.6%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +138.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.3%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79%
Contains more Calcium +552.9%
Contains more Iron +13%
Contains more Magnesium +88.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +139.6%
Contains more Zinc +20%
Contains more Copper +138.3%
Contains more Potassium +23.3%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%

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
Tempeh
4
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +550.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.8%
Contains more Folate +245.8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 18% 10% 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 B2 +550.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +527.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +33.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +106.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51.8%
Contains more Folate +245.8%

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.
Tempeh 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 Tempeh Lima bean Opinion
Net carbs 7.64g 13.88g Lima bean
Protein 20.29g 7.8g Tempeh
Fats 10.8g 0.38g Tempeh
Carbs 7.64g 20.88g Lima bean
Calories 192kcal 115kcal Tempeh
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 2.9g Tempeh
Fiber g 7g Lima bean
Calcium 111mg 17mg Tempeh
Iron 2.7mg 2.39mg Tempeh
Magnesium 81mg 43mg Tempeh
Phosphorus 266mg 111mg Tempeh
Potassium 412mg 508mg Lima bean
Sodium 9mg 2mg Lima bean
Zinc 1.14mg 0.95mg Tempeh
Copper 0.56mg 0.235mg Tempeh
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.18mg Lima bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.161mg Lima bean
Vitamin B2 0.358mg 0.055mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64mg 0.421mg Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.278mg 0.422mg Lima bean
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.161mg Tempeh
Folate 24µg 83µg Lima bean
Vitamin B12 0.08µg 0µg Tempeh
Vitamin K µg 2µg Lima bean
Tryptophan 0.194mg 0.092mg Tempeh
Threonine 0.796mg 0.337mg Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88mg 0.411mg Tempeh
Leucine 1.43mg 0.673mg Tempeh
Lysine 0.908mg 0.523mg Tempeh
Methionine 0.175mg 0.099mg Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.893mg 0.449mg Tempeh
Valine 0.92mg 0.469mg Tempeh
Histidine 0.466mg 0.238mg Tempeh
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.539g 0.089g Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205g 0.034g Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 0.171g Tempeh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Tempeh 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
20
Tempeh
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
70
Tempeh
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
122%
Tempeh
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
21%
Lima bean
Fats
50%
Tempeh
2%
Lima bean

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lima bean
Lima bean contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.45g)
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. Tempeh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174272/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.