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Adzuki bean vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Adzuki bean and Lentil

  • Adzuki bean is higher than Lentil in Folate, Copper, Manganese, Zinc, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Adzuki bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 110% higher.
  • Adzuki bean has 4 times more Copper than Lentil. While Adzuki bean has 1.094mg of Copper, Lentil has only 0.251mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, raw and Lentils, 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 Iron +49.5%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +239.8%
Contains more Magnesium +252.8%
Contains more Copper +335.9%
Contains more Zinc +296.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 187% 20% 111% 91% 365% 138% 164% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 125% 6% 33% 26% 84% 35% 78% 1%
Contains more Iron +49.5%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +239.8%
Contains more Magnesium +252.8%
Contains more Copper +335.9%
Contains more Zinc +296.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.7%
Contains less Sodium -60%

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 +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +243.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 114% 51% 50% 89% 81% 0% 0% 467%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 5% 1% 3% 0% 43% 17% 20% 39% 42% 0% 5% 136%
Contains more Vitamin A +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +243.6%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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
71
Adzuki bean
26
Lentil
Mineral Summary Score
134
Adzuki bean
48
Lentil

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
119%
Adzuki bean
54%
Lentil
Carbohydrates
63%
Adzuki bean
20%
Lentil
Fats
2%
Adzuki bean
2%
Lentil

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.
Adzuki bean Lentil
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

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Adzuki bean Lentil
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.138g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lentil
Lentil is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Adzuki bean Lentil Opinion
Calories 329 116 Adzuki bean
Protein 19.87 9.02 Adzuki bean
Fats 0.53 0.38 Adzuki bean
Vitamin C 0 1.5 Lentil
Carbs 62.9 20.13 Adzuki bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.98 3.33 Adzuki bean
Calcium 66 19 Adzuki bean
Potassium 1254 369 Adzuki bean
Magnesium 127 36 Adzuki bean
Sugar 1.8 Adzuki bean
Fiber 12.7 7.9 Adzuki bean
Copper 1.094 0.251 Adzuki bean
Zinc 5.04 1.27 Adzuki bean
Starch
Phosphorus 381 180 Adzuki bean
Sodium 5 2 Lentil
Vitamin A 17 8 Adzuki bean
Vitamin E 0.11 Lentil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.455 0.169 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.073 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B3 2.63 1.06 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 1.471 0.638 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.351 0.178 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 Lentil
Folate 622 181 Adzuki bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.191 0.053 Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 0.064 Lentil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 0.175 Lentil
Tryptophan 0.191 0.081 Adzuki bean
Threonine 0.674 0.323 Adzuki bean
Isoleucine 0.791 0.39 Adzuki bean
Leucine 1.668 0.654 Adzuki bean
Lysine 1.497 0.63 Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.21 0.077 Adzuki bean
Phenylalanine 1.052 0.445 Adzuki bean
Valine 1.023 0.448 Adzuki bean
Histidine 0.524 0.254 Adzuki bean
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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. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173727/nutrients
  2. Lentil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172421/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.