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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" chart 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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 172% 59% 52% 30% 1% 78% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 79% 47% 64% 12% 1% 24% 50%
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%

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
Lablab
8
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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 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 68% 9% 8% 19% 9% 3% 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 0% 4% 0% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 17% 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%

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.
Lablab Amaranth grain
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Sugar 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 g 16.23g Amaranth grain
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 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
Vitamin A 0IU IU Lablab
Vitamin E mg 0.19mg Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0IU IU Lablab
Vitamin D 0µg µg Lablab
Vitamin C 0mg mg Lablab
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 mg Lablab
Vitamin B6 0.037mg 0.113mg Amaranth grain
Folate 4µg 22µg Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0µg µg Lablab
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.068mg mg Lablab
Threonine 0.315mg mg Lablab
Isoleucine 0.39mg mg Lablab
Leucine 0.691mg mg Lablab
Lysine 0.556mg mg Lablab
Methionine 0.065mg mg Lablab
Phenylalanine 0.41mg mg Lablab
Valine 0.422mg mg Lablab
Histidine 0.233mg mg Lablab
Cholesterol 0mg mg Amaranth grain
Trans Fat 0g g Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.099g g Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g g Lablab
Polyunsaturated fat 0.245g g 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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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
Lablab
5
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
64
Lablab
36
Amaranth grain

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%
Lablab
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
21%
Lablab
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
3%
Lablab
7%
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 minerals?
Lablab
Lablab is relatively richer in minerals
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)

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. 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.