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Black turtle bean vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Black turtle bean and Lentil?

  • Lentil has less Copper, Iron, Folate, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Potassium, Fiber, Magnesium, Manganese, and Calcium than Black turtle bean.
  • Black turtle bean's daily need coverage for Copper is 83% higher.
  • Black turtle bean has 8 times more Calcium than Lentil. Black turtle bean has 160mg of Calcium, while Lentil has 19mg.

We used Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, raw and Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types in this comparison.

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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 +161.3%
Contains more Calcium +742.1%
Contains more Potassium +306.5%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Copper +298.4%
Contains more Zinc +73.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 327% 48% 133% 115% 334% 60% 189% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 125% 6% 33% 26% 84% 35% 78% 1%
Contains more Iron +161.3%
Contains more Calcium +742.1%
Contains more Potassium +306.5%
Contains more Magnesium +344.4%
Contains more Copper +298.4%
Contains more Zinc +73.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains less Sodium -77.8%

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 E +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +229.4%
Contains more Folate +145.3%
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% 5% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 0% 14% 334%
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 E +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +432.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +164.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +84.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +60.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +229.4%
Contains more Folate +145.3%
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
65
Black turtle bean
26
Lentil
Mineral Summary Score
150
Black turtle 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
128%
Black turtle bean
54%
Lentil
Carbohydrates
63%
Black turtle bean
20%
Lentil
Fats
4%
Black turtle 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.
Black turtle bean Lentil
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black turtle 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 is lower in Sugar?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.32g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.179g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lentil
Lentil is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle 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 Black turtle bean Lentil Opinion
Calories 339 116 Black turtle bean
Protein 21.25 9.02 Black turtle bean
Fats 0.9 0.38 Black turtle bean
Vitamin C 0 1.5 Lentil
Carbs 63.25 20.13 Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.7 3.33 Black turtle bean
Calcium 160 19 Black turtle bean
Potassium 1500 369 Black turtle bean
Magnesium 160 36 Black turtle bean
Sugar 2.12 1.8 Lentil
Fiber 15.5 7.9 Black turtle bean
Copper 1 0.251 Black turtle bean
Zinc 2.2 1.27 Black turtle bean
Starch
Phosphorus 440 180 Black turtle bean
Sodium 9 2 Lentil
Vitamin A 17 8 Black turtle bean
Vitamin E 0.21 0.11 Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.9 0.169 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.193 0.073 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B3 1.955 1.06 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B5 0.899 0.638 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B6 0.286 0.178 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 1.7 Black turtle bean
Folate 444 181 Black turtle bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.232 0.053 Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.078 0.064 Black turtle bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.387 0.175 Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.252 0.081 Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.894 0.323 Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.938 0.39 Black turtle bean
Leucine 1.697 0.654 Black turtle bean
Lysine 1.459 0.63 Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.32 0.077 Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.445 Black turtle bean
Valine 1.112 0.448 Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.592 0.254 Black turtle 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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175186/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.