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Lima bean nutrition, glycemic index, calories, net carbs & more

Lima beans, large, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Lima bean

Lima bean
Glycemic index ⓘ Source:
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32 (low)
Insulin index ⓘ
N/A
Calories
115
Net Carbs ⓘ Net Carbs = Total Carbohydrates – Fiber – Sugar Alcohols
13.88 grams
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cup (188 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula. On the PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower the negative value, the higher the alkalinity of the food. 0 is neutral.
-4.1 (alkaline)
88% Potassium
85% Fiber
76% Magnesium
75% Folate, food
74% Folate
Explanation: The given food contains more Potassium than 88% of foods. Note that this food itself is richer in Potassium than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly, it is relatively rich in Fiber, Magnesium, Folate, food, and Folate.

Lima bean Glycemic index (GI)

32

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 6% 90% 31% 48% 45% 1% 26% 79% 68% 25% 18%
Calcium: 17 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 2.39 mg of 8 mg 30%
Magnesium: 43 mg of 420 mg 10%
Phosphorus: 111 mg of 700 mg 16%
Potassium: 508 mg of 3,400 mg 15%
Sodium: 2 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 0.95 mg of 11 mg 9%
Copper: 0.235 mg of 1 mg 26%
Manganese: 0.516 mg of 2 mg 22%
Selenium: 4.5 µg of 55 µg 8%
Choline: 32.5 mg of 550 mg 6%

Mineral chart - relative view

Potassium
508 mg
TOP 12%
Magnesium
43 mg
TOP 24%
Copper
0.235 mg
TOP 28%
Iron
2.39 mg
TOP 30%
Manganese
0.516 mg
TOP 37%
Zinc
0.95 mg
TOP 55%
Calcium
17 mg
TOP 59%
Phosphorus
111 mg
TOP 61%
Selenium
4.5 µg
TOP 68%
Choline
32.5 mg
TOP 69%
Sodium
2 mg
TOP 96%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 0 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.18 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 0 mg of 90 mg 0%
Vitamin B1: 0.161 mg of 1 mg 13%
Vitamin B2: 0.055 mg of 1 mg 4%
Vitamin B3: 0.421 mg of 16 mg 3%
Vitamin B5: 0.422 mg of 5 mg 8%
Vitamin B6: 0.161 mg of 1 mg 12%
Folate: 83 µg of 400 µg 21%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 2 µg of 120 µg 2%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folate
83 µg
TOP 26%
Vitamin B1
0.161 mg
TOP 38%
Vitamin B6
0.161 mg
TOP 53%
Vitamin B5
0.422 mg
TOP 64%
Vitamin K
2 µg
TOP 65%
Vitamin E
0.18 mg
TOP 78%
Vitamin B2
0.055 mg
TOP 80%
Vitamin B3
0.421 mg
TOP 80%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin C
0 mg
TOP 100%
Vitamin A
0 IU
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Macronutrients chart

8% 21% 70% 2%
Protein:
Daily Value: 16%
7.8 g of 50 g
16%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.38 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 7%
20.88 g of 300 g
7%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
69.79 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
1.15 g

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 99% 97% 89% 74% 75% 29% 77% 78% 102%
Tryptophan: 92 mg of 280 mg 33%
Threonine: 337 mg of 1,050 mg 32%
Isoleucine: 411 mg of 1,400 mg 29%
Leucine: 673 mg of 2,730 mg 25%
Lysine: 523 mg of 2,100 mg 25%
Methionine: 99 mg of 1,050 mg 9%
Phenylalanine: 449 mg of 1,750 mg 26%
Valine: 469 mg of 1,820 mg 26%
Histidine: 238 mg of 700 mg 34%

Fat type information

0.089% 0.034% 0.171%
Saturated Fat: 0.089 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.034 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.171 g

Fiber content ratio for Lima bean

2.9% 7% 10.98%
Sugar: 2.9 g
Fiber: 7 g
Other: 10.98 g

All nutrients for Lima bean per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Net carbs N/A 39% 13.88g 3.9 times less than Chocolate Chocolate
Protein 19% 51% 7.8g 2.8 times more than Broccoli Broccoli
Fats 1% 83% 0.38g 87.7 times less than Cheese Cheese
Carbs 7% 34% 20.88g 1.3 times less than Rice Rice
Calories 6% 70% 115kcal 2.4 times more than Orange Orange
Sugar N/A 55% 2.9g 3.1 times less than Coca-Cola Coca-Cola
Fiber 28% 15% 7g 2.9 times more than Orange Orange
Calcium 2% 59% 17mg 7.4 times less than Milk Milk
Iron 30% 30% 2.39mg 1.1 times less than Beef Beef
Magnesium 10% 24% 43mg 3.3 times less than Almond Almond
Phosphorus 16% 61% 111mg 1.6 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Potassium 15% 12% 508mg 3.5 times more than Cucumber Cucumber
Sodium 0% 96% 2mg 245 times less than White Bread White Bread
Zinc 9% 55% 0.95mg 6.6 times less than Beef Beef
Copper 26% 28% 0.24mg 1.7 times more than Shiitake Shiitake
Vitamin A 0% 100% 0IU N/A Carrot
Vitamin E 1% 78% 0.18mg 8.1 times less than Kiwifruit Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A Egg
Vitamin C 0% 100% 0mg N/A Lemon
Vitamin B1 13% 38% 0.16mg 1.7 times less than Pea Pea
Vitamin B2 4% 80% 0.06mg 2.4 times less than Avocado Avocado
Vitamin B3 3% 80% 0.42mg 22.7 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 8% 64% 0.42mg 2.7 times less than Sunflower seed Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 12% 53% 0.16mg 1.4 times more than Oat Oat
Folate 21% 26% 83µg 1.4 times more than Brussels sprout Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A Pork
Vitamin K 2% 65% 2µg 50.8 times less than Broccoli Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 80% 0.09mg 3.3 times less than Chicken meat Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 77% 0.34mg 2.1 times less than Beef Beef
Isoleucine 0% 76% 0.41mg 2.2 times less than Salmon Salmon
Leucine 0% 78% 0.67mg 3.6 times less than Tuna Tuna
Lysine 0% 76% 0.52mg 1.2 times more than Tofu Tofu
Methionine 0% 83% 0.1mg Equal to Quinoa Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 77% 0.45mg 1.5 times less than Egg Egg
Valine 0% 77% 0.47mg 4.3 times less than Soybean Soybean
Histidine 0% 77% 0.24mg 3.1 times less than Turkey meat Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A Egg
Trans Fat N/A 100% 0g N/A Margarine
Saturated Fat 0% 82% 0.09g 66.2 times less than Beef Beef
Monounsaturated Fat N/A 86% 0.03g 288.2 times less than Avocado Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat N/A 80% 0.17g 275.9 times less than Walnut Walnut

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NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 115
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 2mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate 21g
28%
Dietary Fiber 7g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 8g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 17mg 2%

Iron 2mg 25%

Potassium 508mg 15%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
 ⓘ Dietary cholesterol is not associated with an increased risk of coronary heart disease in healthy individuals. However, dietary cholesterol is common in foods that are high in harmful saturated fats.
Source
No Trans Fats
ok
 ⓘ Trans fat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and mortality by negatively affecting blood lipid levels.
Source
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
 ⓘ Saturated fat intake can raise total cholesterol and LDL (low-density lipoprotein) levels, leading to an increased risk of atherosclerosis. Dietary guidelines recommend limiting saturated fats to under 10% of calories a day.
Source
Low in Sodium
ok
 ⓘ Increased sodium consumption leads to elevated blood pressure.
Source
Low in Sugars
ok
 ⓘ While the consumption of moderate amounts of added sugars is not detrimental to health, an excessive intake can increase the risk of obesity, and therefore, diabetes.
Source

Lima bean nutrition infographic

Lima bean nutrition infographic
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174253/nutrients

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