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Lima Beans

In-depth nutrient profile:

Lima Beans, cooked
(Note: "--" indicates data unavailable)
1.00 cup
(188.00 g)
GI: low
BASIC MACRONUTRIENTS AND CALORIES
nutrientamountDRI/DV
(%)
Protein14.66 g29
Carbohydrates39.25 g17
Fat - total0.71 g1
Dietary Fiber13.16 g47
Calories216.2012
MACRONUTRIENT AND CALORIE DETAIL
nutrientamountDRI/DV
(%)
Carbohydrate:
Starch-- g
Total Sugars5.45 g
Monosaccharides-- g
Fructose-- g
Glucose-- g
Galactose-- g
Disaccharides-- g
Lactose-- g
Maltose-- g
Sucrose-- g
Soluble Fiber3.48 g
Insoluble Fiber9.68 g
Other Carbohydrates20.64 g
Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat0.06 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.32 g
Saturated Fat0.17 g
Trans Fat0.00 g
Calories from Fat6.43
Calories from Saturated Fat1.51
Calories from Trans Fat0.00
Cholesterol0.00 mg
Water131.21 g
MICRONUTRIENTS
nutrientamountDRI/DV
(%)
Vitamins
Water-Soluble Vitamins
B-Complex Vitamins
Vitamin B10.30 mg25
Vitamin B20.10 mg8
Vitamin B30.79 mg5
Vitamin B3 (Niacin Equivalents)3.66 mg
Vitamin B60.30 mg18
Vitamin B120.00 mcg0
Biotin-- mcg--
Choline61.10 mg14
Folate156.04 mcg39
Folate (DFE)156.04 mcg
Folate (food)156.04 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.79 mg16
Vitamin C0.00 mg0
Fat-Soluble Vitamins
Vitamin A (Retinoids and Carotenoids)
Vitamin A International Units (IU)0.00 IU
Vitamin A mcg Retinol Activity Equivalents (RAE)0.00 mcg (RAE)0
Vitamin A mcg Retinol Equivalents (RE)0.00 mcg (RE)
Retinol mcg Retinol Equivalents (RE)0.00 mcg (RE)
Carotenoid mcg Retinol Equivalents (RE)0.00 mcg (RE)
Alpha-Carotene0.00 mcg
Beta-Carotene0.00 mcg
Beta-Carotene Equivalents0.00 mcg
Cryptoxanthin0.00 mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin0.00 mcg
Lycopene0.00 mcg
Vitamin D
Vitamin D International Units (IU)0.00 IU0
Vitamin D mcg0.00 mcg
Vitamin E
Vitamin E mg Alpha-Tocopherol Equivalents (ATE)0.34 mg (ATE)2
Vitamin E International Units (IU)0.50 IU
Vitamin E mg0.34 mg
Vitamin K3.76 mcg4
Minerals
nutrientamountDRI/DV
(%)
Boron646.01 mcg
Calcium31.96 mg3
Chloride-- mg
Chromium-- mcg--
Copper0.44 mg49
Fluoride0.00 mg0
Iodine-- mcg--
Iron4.49 mg25
Magnesium80.84 mg19
Manganese0.97 mg42
Molybdenum141.00 mcg313
Phosphorus208.68 mg30
Potassium955.04 mg20
Selenium8.46 mcg15
Sodium3.76 mg0
Zinc1.79 mg16
INDIVIDUAL FATTY ACIDS
nutrientamountDRI/DV
(%)
Omega-3 Fatty Acids0.10 g4
Omega-6 Fatty Acids0.22 g
Monounsaturated Fats
14:1 Myristoleic-- g
15:1 Pentadecenoic-- g
16:1 Palmitol0.00 g
17:1 Heptadecenoic-- g
18:1 Oleic0.05 g
20:1 Eicosenoic-- g
22:1 Erucic0.00 g
24:1 Nervonic-- g
Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids
18:2 Linoleic0.22 g
18:2 Conjugated Linoleic (CLA)-- g
18:3 Linolenic0.10 g
18:4 Stearidonic-- g
20:3 Eicosatrienoic-- g
20:4 Arachidonic-- g
20:5 Eicosapentaenoic (EPA)-- g
22:5 Docosapentaenoic (DPA)-- g
22:6 Docosahexaenoic (DHA)-- g
Saturated Fatty Acids
4:0 Butyric-- g
6:0 Caproic-- g
8:0 Caprylic-- g
10:0 Capric-- g
12:0 Lauric-- g
14:0 Myristic0.00 g
15:0 Pentadecanoic-- g
16:0 Palmitic0.12 g
17:0 Margaric-- g
18:0 Stearic0.03 g
20:0 Arachidic-- g
22:0 Behenate-- g
24:0 Lignoceric-- g
INDIVIDUAL AMINO ACIDS
nutrientamountDRI/DV
(%)
Alanine0.74 g
Arginine0.89 g
Aspartic Acid1.88 g
Cysteine0.16 g
Glutamic Acid2.06 g
Glycine0.62 g
Histidine0.45 g
Isoleucine0.77 g
Leucine1.26 g
Lysine0.98 g
Methionine0.19 g
Phenylalanine0.84 g
Proline0.66 g
Serine0.97 g
Threonine0.63 g
Tryptophan0.17 g
Tyrosine0.52 g
Valine0.88 g
OTHER COMPONENTS
nutrientamountDRI/DV
(%)
Ash2.16 g
Organic Acids (Total)-- g
Acetic Acid-- g
Citric Acid-- g
Lactic Acid-- g
Malic Acid-- g
Taurine-- g
Sugar Alcohols (Total)-- g
Glycerol-- g
Inositol-- g
Mannitol-- g
Sorbitol-- g
Xylitol-- g
Artificial Sweeteners (Total)-- mg
Aspartame-- mg
Saccharin-- mg
Alcohol0.00 g
Caffeine0.00 mg

Note:

The nutrient profiles provided in this website are derived from The Food Processor, Version 10.12.0, ESHA Research, Salem, Oregon, USA. Among the 50,000+ food items in the master database and 163 nutritional components per item, specific nutrient values were frequently missing from any particular food item. We chose the designation "--" to represent those nutrients for which no value was included in this version of the database.

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