Amaranth grain vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Important differences between Amaranth grain and Lentil
- Amaranth grain has more Manganese, and Magnesium, however Lentil is richer in Folate, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, Potassium, and Vitamin B3.
- Lentil's daily need coverage for Folate is 40% more.
- Amaranth grain contains 2 times more Magnesium than Lentil. Amaranth grain contains 65mg of Magnesium, while Lentil contains 36mg.
The food varieties used in the comparison are Amaranth grain, cooked and Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low glycemic index diet|