Lima Beans vs. Edamame

Nutrition comparison of Lima Beans and Edamame


Ever wonder how your favorite foods stack up against each other in terms of nutrition?

We compared the nutritional contents between Lima Beans and Edamame (100g each) below using 2019 USDA data.

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Calories and Carbs

calories

Both lima beans and edamame are high in calories - lima bean has 113kcal of calories per 100 grams and edamame has 121kcal of calories.

dietary fiber

Both lima beans and edamame are high in dietary fiber - lima bean has 4.9g of dietary fiber per 100 grams and edamame has 5.2g of dietary fiber.

sugar

Lima beans and edamame contain similar amounts of sugar - lima bean has 1.5g of sugar per 100 grams and edamame has 2.2g of sugar.

Protein

protein

Edamame is a great source of protein and it has more protein than lima bean - lima bean has 6.8g of protein per 100 grams and edamame has 11.9g of protein.

Fat

saturated fat

Both lima beans and edamame are low in saturated fat - lima bean has 0.2g of saturated fat per 100 grams and edamame has 0.6g of saturated fat.

trans fat

Edamame and lima beans contain similar amounts of trans fat - edamame has 0.01g of trans fat per 100 grams and lima bean does not contain significant amounts.

Vitamins

Vitamin C

Lima bean is a excellent source of Vitamin C and it has more Vitamin C than edamame - lima bean has 23.4mg of vitamin c per 100 grams and edamame has 6.1mg of vitamin c.

Vitamin A

Lima beans and edamame contain similar amounts of Vitamin A - lima bean has 10ug of vitamin a per 100 grams and edamame has 15ug of vitamin a.

Vitamin B Complex

Edamame has more Folate. Both lima beans and edamame contain significant amounts of Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid and Vitamin B6.

Minerals

calcium

Edamame is a excellent source of calcium and it has more calcium than lima bean - lima bean has 34mg of calcium per 100 grams and edamame has 63mg of calcium.

iron

Both lima beans and edamame are high in iron - lima bean has 3.1mg of iron per 100 grams and edamame has 2.3mg of iron.

potassium

Both lima beans and edamame are high in potassium - lima bean has 467mg of potassium per 100 grams and edamame has 436mg of potassium.


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The comparison below is by common portions, e.g. cups, packages. You can also see a more concrete comparison by weight at equal weight (by grams) comparison.

Note: The specific food items compared are: Lima Beans (Lima beans, immature seeds, raw) and Edamame (Edamame, frozen, prepared) .

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