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Amaranth grain vs Lablab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Amaranth grain and Lablab

  • Amaranth grain has more Manganese, and Vitamin B6, however Lablab is richer in Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Potassium.
  • Lablab covers your daily Iron needs 31% more than Amaranth grain.
  • Lablab has 6 times less Folate than Amaranth grain. Amaranth grain has 22µg of Folate, while Lablab has 4µg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Amaranth grain, cooked and Hyacinth beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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
Contains more Calcium +17.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Iron +118.1%
Contains more Magnesium +26.2%
Contains more Potassium +149.6%
Contains more Zinc +231.4%
Contains more Copper +128.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 79% 47% 64% 12% 1% 24% 50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 172% 59% 52% 30% 1% 78% 114%
Contains more Calcium +17.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Iron +118.1%
Contains more Magnesium +26.2%
Contains more Potassium +149.6%
Contains more Zinc +231.4%
Contains more Copper +128.9%

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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Lablab
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.4%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.9%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 17% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 68% 9% 8% 19% 9% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.4%
Contains more Folate +450%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.9%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Amaranth grain Lablab Opinion
Net carbs 16.59g 20.69g Lablab
Protein 3.8g 8.14g Lablab
Fats 1.58g 0.58g Amaranth grain
Carbs 18.69g 20.69g Lablab
Calories 102kcal 117kcal Lablab
Starch 16.23g g Amaranth grain
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber 2.1g g Amaranth grain
Calcium 47mg 40mg Amaranth grain
Iron 2.1mg 4.58mg Lablab
Magnesium 65mg 82mg Lablab
Phosphorus 148mg 120mg Amaranth grain
Potassium 135mg 337mg Lablab
Sodium 6mg 7mg Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.86mg 2.85mg Lablab
Copper 0.149mg 0.341mg Lablab
Vitamin A IU 0IU Lablab
Vitamin E 0.19mg mg Amaranth grain
Vitamin D IU 0IU Lablab
Vitamin D µg 0µg Lablab
Vitamin C mg 0mg Lablab
Vitamin B1 0.015mg 0.27mg Lablab
Vitamin B2 0.022mg 0.037mg Lablab
Vitamin B3 0.235mg 0.411mg Lablab
Vitamin B5 mg 0.316mg Lablab
Vitamin B6 0.113mg 0.037mg Amaranth grain
Folate 22µg 4µg Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Lablab
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan mg 0.068mg Lablab
Threonine mg 0.315mg Lablab
Isoleucine mg 0.39mg Lablab
Leucine mg 0.691mg Lablab
Lysine mg 0.556mg Lablab
Methionine mg 0.065mg Lablab
Phenylalanine mg 0.41mg Lablab
Valine mg 0.422mg Lablab
Histidine mg 0.233mg Lablab
Cholesterol mg 0mg Amaranth grain
Trans Fat g 0g Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat g 0.099g Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat g 0.026g Lablab
Polyunsaturated fat g 0.245g Lablab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Amaranth grain Lablab
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Amaranth grain
10
Lablab
Mineral Summary Score
36
Amaranth grain
64
Lablab

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 food.
Protein
23%
Amaranth grain
49%
Lablab
Carbohydrates
19%
Amaranth grain
21%
Lablab
Fats
7%
Amaranth grain
3%
Lablab

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lablab
Lablab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is cheaper?
Lablab
Lablab is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lablab
Lablab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lablab
Lablab is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/nutrients
  2. Lablab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175211/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.