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Wild rice vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Wild rice
Wild rice is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
Wild rice
Wild rice is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Wild rice
Wild rice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sugars (difference - 0.7g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.103g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 28)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 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.
Wild rice Lentil
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wild rice 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
23
Wild rice
10
Lentil
Mineral Summary Score
67
Wild rice
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 Calcium +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +15.7%
Contains more Magnesium +391.7%
Contains more Copper +108.8%
Contains more Zinc +369.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.6%
Contains more Iron +69.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Equal in Calcium - 19
Contains more Calcium +10.5%
Contains more Potassium +15.7%
Contains more Magnesium +391.7%
Contains more Copper +108.8%
Contains more Zinc +369.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.6%
Contains more Iron +69.9%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Equal in Calcium - 19

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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Lentil
Contains more Vitamin A +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +645.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +258.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +535.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47%
Contains more Vitamin A +137.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +645.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +258.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +535.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +68.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +119.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +47%

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
88%
Wild rice
54%
Lentil
Carbohydrates
75%
Wild rice
20%
Lentil
Fats
5%
Wild rice
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 Wild rice Lentil Opinion
Calories 357 116 Wild rice
Protein 14.73 9.02 Wild rice
Fats 1.08 0.38 Wild rice
Vitamin C 0 1.5 Lentil
Carbs 74.9 20.13 Wild rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.96 3.33 Lentil
Calcium 21 19 Wild rice
Potassium 427 369 Wild rice
Magnesium 177 36 Wild rice
Sugars 2.5 1.8 Wild rice
Fiber 6.2 7.9 Lentil
Copper 0.524 0.251 Wild rice
Zinc 5.96 1.27 Wild rice
Starch
Phosphorus 433 180 Wild rice
Sodium 7 2 Lentil
Vitamin A 19 8 Wild rice
Vitamin E 0.82 0.11 Wild rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.169 Lentil
Vitamin B2 0.262 0.073 Wild rice
Vitamin B3 6.733 1.06 Wild rice
Vitamin B5 1.074 0.638 Wild rice
Vitamin B6 0.391 0.178 Wild rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 1.7 Wild rice
Folic acid (B9) 0 0
Trans Fat 0 Wild rice
Saturated Fat 0.156 0.053 Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.159 0.064 Wild rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.676 0.175 Wild rice
Tryptophan 0.179 0.081 Wild rice
Threonine 0.469 0.323 Wild rice
Isoleucine 0.618 0.39 Wild rice
Leucine 1.018 0.654 Wild rice
Lysine 0.629 0.63 Lentil
Methionine 0.438 0.077 Wild rice
Phenylalanine 0.721 0.445 Wild rice
Valine 0.858 0.448 Wild rice
Histidine 0.384 0.254 Wild rice
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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