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Lablab vs. Amaranth grain — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Lablab and Amaranth grain

  • Lablab has more Iron, Copper, Vitamin B1, Zinc, and Potassium, however, Amaranth grain is richer in Manganese, and Vitamin B6.
  • Lablab covers your daily Iron needs 31% more than Amaranth grain.
  • Amaranth grain has 18 times less Vitamin B1 than Lablab. Lablab has 0.27mg of Vitamin B1, while Amaranth grain has 0.015mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Hyacinth beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Amaranth grain, cooked.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +118.1%
Contains more Magnesium +26.2%
Contains more Potassium +149.6%
Contains more Zinc +231.4%
Contains more Copper +128.9%
Contains more Calcium +17.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Manganese +77.2%
Contains more Selenium +96.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 12% 172% 59% 52% 30% 1% 78% 114% 63% 16%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 15% 79% 47% 64% 12% 1% 24% 50% 112% 30%
Contains more Iron +118.1%
Contains more Magnesium +26.2%
Contains more Potassium +149.6%
Contains more Zinc +231.4%
Contains more Copper +128.9%
Contains more Calcium +17.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.3%
Contains less Sodium -14.3%
Contains more Manganese +77.2%
Contains more Selenium +96.4%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Lablab
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.4%
Contains more Folate +450%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 68% 9% 8% 19% 9% 3% 0% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 4% 0% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 17% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1700%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +68.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +74.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +205.4%
Contains more Folate +450%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +114.2%
Contains more Carbs +10.7%
Contains more Other +89.6%
Contains more Fats +172.4%
Equal in Carbs - 18.69
Equal in Water - 75.16
8% 21% 69%
Protein: 8.14 g
Fats: 0.58 g
Carbs: 20.69 g
Water: 69.13 g
Other: 1.46 g
4% 19% 75%
Protein: 3.8 g
Fats: 1.58 g
Carbs: 18.69 g
Water: 75.16 g
Other: 0.77 g
Contains more Protein +114.2%
Contains more Carbs +10.7%
Contains more Other +89.6%
Contains more Fats +172.4%
Equal in Carbs - 18.69
Equal in Water - 75.16

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Lablab Amaranth grain
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lablab Amaranth grain Opinion
Net carbs 20.69g 16.59g Lablab
Protein 8.14g 3.8g Lablab
Fats 0.58g 1.58g Amaranth grain
Carbs 20.69g 18.69g Lablab
Calories 117kcal 102kcal Lablab
Starch 16.23g Amaranth grain
Fiber 2.1g Amaranth grain
Calcium 40mg 47mg Amaranth grain
Iron 4.58mg 2.1mg Lablab
Magnesium 82mg 65mg Lablab
Phosphorus 120mg 148mg Amaranth grain
Potassium 337mg 135mg Lablab
Sodium 7mg 6mg Amaranth grain
Zinc 2.85mg 0.86mg Lablab
Copper 0.341mg 0.149mg Lablab
Manganese 0.482mg 0.854mg Amaranth grain
Selenium 2.8µg 5.5µg Amaranth grain
Vitamin E 0.19mg Amaranth grain
Vitamin B1 0.27mg 0.015mg Lablab
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.022mg Lablab
Vitamin B3 0.411mg 0.235mg Lablab
Vitamin B5 0.316mg Lablab
Vitamin B6 0.037mg 0.113mg Amaranth grain
Folate 4µg 22µg Amaranth grain
Tryptophan 0.068mg Lablab
Threonine 0.315mg Lablab
Isoleucine 0.39mg Lablab
Leucine 0.691mg Lablab
Lysine 0.556mg Lablab
Methionine 0.065mg Lablab
Phenylalanine 0.41mg Lablab
Valine 0.422mg Lablab
Histidine 0.233mg Lablab
Saturated Fat 0.099g Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g Lablab
Polyunsaturated fat 0.245g Lablab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lablab Amaranth grain
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Lablab
5%
Amaranth grain
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Lablab
43%
Amaranth grain

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lablab
Lablab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food is cheaper?
Lablab
Lablab is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lablab
Lablab is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.099g)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lablab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175211/nutrients
  2. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/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.