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Black turtle bean vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Black turtle bean and Lentil?

  • Black turtle bean is higher in Vitamin E , yet Lentil is higher in Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Manganese, and Iron.
  • Lentil's daily need coverage for Folate is 24% more.
  • Black turtle bean has 8 times more Vitamin E than Lentil. While Black turtle bean has 0.87mg of Vitamin E , Lentil has only 0.11mg.

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

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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 +189.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains more Potassium +17.3%
Contains more Iron +16.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.251
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 107% 35% 66% 39% 1% 21% 90%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 125% 26% 78% 33% 1% 35% 84%
Contains more Calcium +189.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains more Potassium +17.3%
Contains more Iron +16.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.1%
Equal in Copper - 0.251

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 E +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.2%
Contains more Folate +110.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 18% 0% 0% 57% 13% 10% 16% 18% 65% 0% 9%
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 E +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +94.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.2%
Contains more Folate +110.5%

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 Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black turtle bean Lentil Opinion
Net carbs 16.05g 12.23g Black turtle bean
Protein 8.18g 9.02g Lentil
Fats 0.35g 0.38g Lentil
Carbs 24.35g 20.13g Black turtle bean
Calories 130kcal 116kcal Black turtle bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.32g 1.8g Black turtle bean
Fiber 8.3g 7.9g Black turtle bean
Calcium 55mg 19mg Black turtle bean
Iron 2.85mg 3.33mg Lentil
Magnesium 49mg 36mg Black turtle bean
Phosphorus 152mg 180mg Lentil
Potassium 433mg 369mg Black turtle bean
Sodium 3mg 2mg Lentil
Zinc 0.76mg 1.27mg Lentil
Copper 0.269mg 0.251mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 6IU 8IU Lentil
Vitamin E 0.87mg 0.11mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 1.5mg Lentil
Vitamin B1 0.225mg 0.169mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.056mg 0.073mg Lentil
Vitamin B3 0.527mg 1.06mg Lentil
Vitamin B5 0.26mg 0.638mg Lentil
Vitamin B6 0.077mg 0.178mg Lentil
Folate 86µg 181µg Lentil
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.3µg 1.7µg Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.097mg 0.081mg Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.344mg 0.323mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.361mg 0.39mg Lentil
Leucine 0.653mg 0.654mg Lentil
Lysine 0.562mg 0.63mg Lentil
Methionine 0.123mg 0.077mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 0.442mg 0.445mg Lentil
Valine 0.428mg 0.448mg Lentil
Histidine 0.228mg 0.254mg Lentil
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.089g 0.053g Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.03g 0.064g Lentil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.149g 0.175g Lentil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Black turtle bean 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
17
Black turtle bean
26
Lentil
Mineral Summary Score
47
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
49%
Black turtle bean
54%
Lentil
Carbohydrates
24%
Black turtle bean
20%
Lentil
Fats
2%
Black turtle bean
2%
Lentil

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lentil
Lentil is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lentil
Lentil is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.48g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175187/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.