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Wheat vs Lima bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Wheat and Lima bean different?

  • Wheat is higher than Lima bean in Selenium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Copper, Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Iron.
  • Wheat covers your daily need of Selenium 154% more than Lima bean.
  • Wheat contains 16 times more Vitamin B3 than Lima bean. Wheat contains 6.738mg of Vitamin B3, while Lima bean contains 0.421mg.

Wheat, durum and Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types were used in this article.

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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 Iron +47.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +234.9%
Contains more Copper +135.3%
Contains more Zinc +337.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.7%
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 132% 11% 39% 103% 185% 114% 218% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 90% 6% 45% 31% 79% 26% 48% 1%
Contains more Iron +47.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Magnesium +234.9%
Contains more Copper +135.3%
Contains more Zinc +337.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +357.7%
Contains more Potassium +17.9%
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
Wheat
5
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +160.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1500.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.2%
Contains more Folate +93%
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% 0% 0% 105% 28% 127% 57% 97% 0% 0% 33%
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 B1 +160.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +120%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1500.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +121.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +160.2%
Contains more Folate +93%

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
37
Wheat
16
Lima bean
Mineral Summary Score
100
Wheat
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
82%
Wheat
47%
Lima bean
Carbohydrates
71%
Wheat
21%
Lima bean
Fats
11%
Wheat
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.
Wheat Lima bean
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Wheat 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 lower in Sugar?
Wheat
Wheat is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.9g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat
Wheat is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat
Wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.365g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lima bean
Lima bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
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)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Wheat Lima bean Opinion
Calories 339 115 Wheat
Protein 13.68 7.8 Wheat
Fats 2.47 0.38 Wheat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 71.13 20.88 Wheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.52 2.39 Wheat
Calcium 34 17 Wheat
Potassium 431 508 Lima bean
Magnesium 144 43 Wheat
Sugar 2.9 Wheat
Fiber 7 Lima bean
Copper 0.553 0.235 Wheat
Zinc 4.16 0.95 Wheat
Starch
Phosphorus 508 111 Wheat
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.18 Lima bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.419 0.161 Wheat
Vitamin B2 0.121 0.055 Wheat
Vitamin B3 6.738 0.421 Wheat
Vitamin B5 0.935 0.422 Wheat
Vitamin B6 0.419 0.161 Wheat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 2 Lima bean
Folate 43 83 Lima bean
Trans Fat 0 Wheat
Saturated Fat 0.454 0.089 Lima bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.344 0.034 Wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.978 0.171 Wheat
Tryptophan 0.176 0.092 Wheat
Threonine 0.366 0.337 Wheat
Isoleucine 0.533 0.411 Wheat
Leucine 0.934 0.673 Wheat
Lysine 0.303 0.523 Lima bean
Methionine 0.221 0.099 Wheat
Phenylalanine 0.681 0.449 Wheat
Valine 0.594 0.469 Wheat
Histidine 0.322 0.238 Wheat
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. Wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169721/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.