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Baked beans vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Baked beans and Lentil

  • Baked beans have less Folate, Iron, Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Fiber, and Vitamin B6.
  • Lentil covers your daily Folate needs 33% more than Baked beans.
  • Lentil contains 211 times less Sodium than Baked beans. Baked beans contain 422mg of Sodium, while Lentil contains 2mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Beans, baked, home prepared 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 Calcium +221.1%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Iron +67.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Zinc +74%
Contains more Copper +57.9%
Equal in Potassium - 369
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 125% 26% 78% 33% 1% 35% 84%
Contains more Calcium +221.1%
Contains more Magnesium +19.4%
Contains more Iron +67.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +65.1%
Contains less Sodium -99.5%
Contains more Zinc +74%
Contains more Copper +57.9%
Equal in Potassium - 369

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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10
Lentil
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +49%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.8%
Contains more Folate +277.1%
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% 4% 34% 12% 8% 10% 21% 36% 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 1% 3% 0% 5% 43% 17% 20% 39% 42% 136% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +49%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +159.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.8%
Contains more Folate +277.1%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Baked beans Lentil Opinion
Net carbs 16.13g 12.23g Baked beans
Protein 5.54g 9.02g Lentil
Fats 5.15g 0.38g Baked beans
Carbs 21.63g 20.13g Baked beans
Calories 155kcal 116kcal Baked beans
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.8g Baked beans
Fiber 5.5g 7.9g Lentil
Calcium 61mg 19mg Baked beans
Iron 1.99mg 3.33mg Lentil
Magnesium 43mg 36mg Baked beans
Phosphorus 109mg 180mg Lentil
Potassium 358mg 369mg Lentil
Sodium 422mg 2mg Lentil
Zinc 0.73mg 1.27mg Lentil
Copper 0.159mg 0.251mg Lentil
Vitamin A 0IU 8IU Lentil
Vitamin E mg 0.11mg Lentil
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.1mg 1.5mg Lentil
Vitamin B1 0.136mg 0.169mg Lentil
Vitamin B2 0.049mg 0.073mg Lentil
Vitamin B3 0.408mg 1.06mg Lentil
Vitamin B5 0.155mg 0.638mg Lentil
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.178mg Lentil
Folate 48µg 181µg Lentil
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.7µg Lentil
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.081mg Lentil
Threonine 0.228mg 0.323mg Lentil
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.39mg Lentil
Leucine 0.428mg 0.654mg Lentil
Lysine 0.379mg 0.63mg Lentil
Methionine 0.086mg 0.077mg Baked beans
Phenylalanine 0.287mg 0.445mg Lentil
Valine 0.282mg 0.448mg Lentil
Histidine 0.153mg 0.254mg Lentil
Cholesterol 5mg 0mg Lentil
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.948g 0.053g Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133g 0.064g Baked beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74g 0.175g Baked beans

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Baked beans Lentil
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
10
Baked beans
26
Lentil
Mineral Summary Score
41
Baked beans
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
33%
Baked beans
54%
Lentil
Carbohydrates
22%
Baked beans
20%
Lentil
Fats
24%
Baked beans
2%
Lentil

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 420mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.895g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Lentil
Lentil is cheaper (difference - $0.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lentil
Lentil is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Baked beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173731/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.