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Lentil vs Rye - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Rye
Rye contains less Sugars (difference - 0.82g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rye
Rye is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Rye
Rye is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rye
Rye is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.144g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sodium (2 mg)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Lentil Rye
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sodium Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lentil Rye
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
10
Lentil
25
Rye
Mineral Summary Score
30
Lentil
48
Rye

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
Lentil
1
:
6
Rye
Contains more Iron +26.6%
Contains more Calcium +26.3%
Contains more Potassium +38.2%
Contains more Magnesium +205.6%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.4%
Equal in Sodium - 2
Contains more Iron +26.6%
Contains more Calcium +26.3%
Contains more Potassium +38.2%
Contains more Magnesium +205.6%
Contains more Copper +46.2%
Contains more Zinc +108.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +84.4%
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
Lentil
1
:
8
Rye
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +672.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +247.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +37.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +672.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +87%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +243.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +302.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +128.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +65.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +247.1%

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 the food
Protein
54%
Lentil
62%
Rye
Carbohydrates
20%
Lentil
76%
Rye
Fats
2%
Lentil
8%
Rye

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Lentil Rye Opinion
Calories 116 338 Rye
Protein 9.02 10.34 Rye
Fats 0.38 1.63 Rye
Vitamin C 1.5 0 Lentil
Carbs 20.13 75.86 Rye
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.33 2.63 Lentil
Calcium 19 24 Rye
Potassium 369 510 Rye
Magnesium 36 110 Rye
Sugars 1.8 0.98 Lentil
Fiber 7.9 15.1 Rye
Copper 0.251 0.367 Rye
Zinc 1.27 2.65 Rye
Starch
Phosphorus 180 332 Rye
Sodium 2 2
Vitamin A 8 11 Rye
Vitamin E 0.11 0.85 Rye
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.169 0.316 Rye
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.251 Rye
Vitamin B3 1.06 4.27 Rye
Vitamin B5 0.638 1.456 Rye
Vitamin B6 0.178 0.294 Rye
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 5.9 Rye
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.053 0.197 Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.208 Rye
Polyunsaturated fat 0.175 0.767 Rye
Tryptophan 0.081 0.108 Rye
Threonine 0.323 0.289 Lentil
Isoleucine 0.39 0.208 Lentil
Leucine 0.654 0.563 Lentil
Lysine 0.63 0.286 Lentil
Methionine 0.077 0.153 Rye
Phenylalanine 0.445 0.435 Lentil
Valine 0.448 0.317 Lentil
Histidine 0.254 0.189 Lentil
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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