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Lupin Bean vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean contains less Sugars (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.103g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lentil
Lentil is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Lupin Bean Lentil
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lupin Bean Lentil
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
25
Lupin Bean
10
Lentil
Mineral Summary Score
93
Lupin Bean
30
Lentil

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
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Lentil
Contains more Iron +30.9%
Contains more Calcium +826.3%
Contains more Potassium +174.5%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +307.2%
Contains more Zinc +274%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Contains more Iron +30.9%
Contains more Calcium +826.3%
Contains more Potassium +174.5%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Copper +307.2%
Contains more Zinc +274%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%

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
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3
Lentil
Contains more Vitamin C +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

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
217%
Lupin Bean
54%
Lentil
Carbohydrates
40%
Lupin Bean
20%
Lentil
Fats
45%
Lupin Bean
2%
Lentil

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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 Lupin Bean Lentil Opinion
Calories 371 116 Lupin Bean
Protein 36.17 9.02 Lupin Bean
Fats 9.74 0.38 Lupin Bean
Vitamin C 4.8 1.5 Lupin Bean
Carbs 40.37 20.13 Lupin Bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.36 3.33 Lupin Bean
Calcium 176 19 Lupin Bean
Potassium 1013 369 Lupin Bean
Magnesium 198 36 Lupin Bean
Sugars 1.8 Lentil
Fiber 18.9 7.9 Lupin Bean
Copper 1.022 0.251 Lupin Bean
Zinc 4.75 1.27 Lupin Bean
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Phosphorus 440 180 Lupin Bean
Sodium 15 2 Lentil
Vitamin A 0 8 Lentil
Vitamin E 0.11 Lentil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.64 0.169 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.073 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B3 2.19 1.06 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B5 0.75 0.638 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B6 0.357 0.178 Lupin Bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 Lentil
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.156 0.053 Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 3.94 0.064 Lupin Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 2.439 0.175 Lupin Bean
Tryptophan 0.289 0.081 Lupin Bean
Threonine 1.331 0.323 Lupin Bean
Isoleucine 1.615 0.39 Lupin Bean
Leucine 2.743 0.654 Lupin Bean
Lysine 1.933 0.63 Lupin Bean
Methionine 0.255 0.077 Lupin Bean
Phenylalanine 1.435 0.445 Lupin Bean
Valine 1.51 0.448 Lupin Bean
Histidine 1.03 0.254 Lupin Bean
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