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Cranberry bean vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cranberry bean and Lentil different?

  • Cranberry bean has more Folate, Fiber, Copper, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Iron, and Manganese than Lentil.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Cranberry bean is 106% higher.
  • Cranberry bean contains 4 times more Vitamin B1 than Lentil. While Cranberry bean contains 0.747mg of Vitamin B1, Lentil contains only 0.169mg.

Beans, cranberry (roman), mature seeds, raw and Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt are the varieties used 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 +568.4%
Contains more Iron +50.2%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.7%
Contains more Potassium +261%
Contains more Zinc +185.8%
Contains more Copper +216.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 39% 188% 112% 160% 118% 1% 99% 265%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 125% 26% 78% 33% 1% 35% 84%
Contains more Calcium +568.4%
Contains more Iron +50.2%
Contains more Magnesium +333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +106.7%
Contains more Potassium +261%
Contains more Zinc +185.8%
Contains more Copper +216.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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 B1 +342%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +191.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.6%
Contains more Folate +233.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 0% 187% 50% 28% 45% 72% 453% 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 B1 +342%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +191.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +37.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +73.6%
Contains more Folate +233.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +300%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cranberry bean Lentil Opinion
Net carbs 35.35g 12.23g Cranberry bean
Protein 23.03g 9.02g Cranberry bean
Fats 1.23g 0.38g Cranberry bean
Carbs 60.05g 20.13g Cranberry bean
Calories 335kcal 116kcal Cranberry bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.8g Cranberry bean
Fiber 24.7g 7.9g Cranberry bean
Calcium 127mg 19mg Cranberry bean
Iron 5mg 3.33mg Cranberry bean
Magnesium 156mg 36mg Cranberry bean
Phosphorus 372mg 180mg Cranberry bean
Potassium 1332mg 369mg Cranberry bean
Sodium 6mg 2mg Lentil
Zinc 3.63mg 1.27mg Cranberry bean
Copper 0.794mg 0.251mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin A 2IU 8IU Lentil
Vitamin E mg 0.11mg Lentil
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 1.5mg Lentil
Vitamin B1 0.747mg 0.169mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B2 0.213mg 0.073mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B3 1.455mg 1.06mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B5 0.748mg 0.638mg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B6 0.309mg 0.178mg Cranberry bean
Folate 604µg 181µg Cranberry bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.7µg Lentil
Tryptophan 0.273mg 0.081mg Cranberry bean
Threonine 0.969mg 0.323mg Cranberry bean
Isoleucine 1.017mg 0.39mg Cranberry bean
Leucine 1.838mg 0.654mg Cranberry bean
Lysine 1.58mg 0.63mg Cranberry bean
Methionine 0.346mg 0.077mg Cranberry bean
Phenylalanine 1.245mg 0.445mg Cranberry bean
Valine 1.205mg 0.448mg Cranberry bean
Histidine 0.641mg 0.254mg Cranberry bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.316g 0.053g Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.106g 0.064g Cranberry bean
Polyunsaturated fat 0.527g 0.175g Cranberry bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cranberry 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
69
Cranberry bean
26
Lentil
Mineral Summary Score
122
Cranberry 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
138%
Cranberry bean
54%
Lentil
Carbohydrates
60%
Cranberry bean
20%
Lentil
Fats
6%
Cranberry bean
2%
Lentil

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.263g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Lentil
Lentil is cheaper (difference - $1.3)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cranberry bean
Cranberry bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Cranberry bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175189/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.