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Lablab vs. Lentil — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lablab and Lentil different?

  • Lablab is richer in Iron, Zinc, Magnesium, Copper, and Vitamin B1, while Lentil is higher in Folate, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5.
  • Lentil covers your daily need of Folate 44% more than Lablab.
  • Lablab contains 2 times more Magnesium than Lentil. Lablab contains 82mg of Magnesium, while Lentil contains 36mg.

Hyacinth beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types were 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Lablab
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4
Lentil
Contains more Calcium +110.5%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +127.8%
Contains more Zinc +124.4%
Contains more Copper +35.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Equal in Potassium - 369
Equal in Manganese - 0.494
Equal in Selenium - 2.8
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 6% 125% 26% 78% 33% 1% 35% 84% 65% 16%
Contains more Calcium +110.5%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Magnesium +127.8%
Contains more Zinc +124.4%
Contains more Copper +35.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Equal in Potassium - 369
Equal in Manganese - 0.494
Equal in Selenium - 2.8

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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Lentil
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +157.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +381.1%
Contains more Folate +4425%
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 1% 3% 0% 5% 43% 17% 20% 39% 42% 136% 0% 18% 5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +97.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +157.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +101.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +381.1%
Contains more Folate +4425%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lablab
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Lentil
Contains more Fats +52.6%
Contains more Other +75.9%
Contains more Protein +10.8%
Equal in Carbs - 20.13
Equal in Water - 69.64
8% 21% 69%
Protein: 8.14 g
Fats: 0.58 g
Carbs: 20.69 g
Water: 69.13 g
Other: 1.46 g
9% 20% 70%
Protein: 9.02 g
Fats: 0.38 g
Carbs: 20.13 g
Water: 69.64 g
Other: 0.83 g
Contains more Fats +52.6%
Contains more Other +75.9%
Contains more Protein +10.8%
Equal in Carbs - 20.13
Equal in Water - 69.64

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Lablab
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Lentil
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40%
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +146.2%
27% 7% 66%
Saturated Fat: 0.099 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.245 g
18% 22% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.053 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.064 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.175 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +40%
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +146.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lablab Lentil Opinion
Net carbs 20.69g 12.23g Lablab
Protein 8.14g 9.02g Lentil
Fats 0.58g 0.38g Lablab
Carbs 20.69g 20.13g Lablab
Calories 117kcal 116kcal Lablab
Sugar 1.8g Lablab
Fiber 7.9g Lentil
Calcium 40mg 19mg Lablab
Iron 4.58mg 3.33mg Lablab
Magnesium 82mg 36mg Lablab
Phosphorus 120mg 180mg Lentil
Potassium 337mg 369mg Lentil
Sodium 7mg 2mg Lentil
Zinc 2.85mg 1.27mg Lablab
Copper 0.341mg 0.251mg Lablab
Manganese 0.482mg 0.494mg Lentil
Selenium 2.8µg 2.8µg
Vitamin A 0IU 8IU Lentil
Vitamin E 0.11mg Lentil
Vitamin C 0mg 1.5mg Lentil
Vitamin B1 0.27mg 0.169mg Lablab
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.073mg Lentil
Vitamin B3 0.411mg 1.06mg Lentil
Vitamin B5 0.316mg 0.638mg Lentil
Vitamin B6 0.037mg 0.178mg Lentil
Folate 4µg 181µg Lentil
Choline 32.7mg Lentil
Vitamin K 1.7µg Lentil
Tryptophan 0.068mg 0.081mg Lentil
Threonine 0.315mg 0.323mg Lentil
Isoleucine 0.39mg 0.39mg
Leucine 0.691mg 0.654mg Lablab
Lysine 0.556mg 0.63mg Lentil
Methionine 0.065mg 0.077mg Lentil
Phenylalanine 0.41mg 0.445mg Lentil
Valine 0.422mg 0.448mg Lentil
Histidine 0.233mg 0.254mg Lentil
Saturated Fat 0.099g 0.053g Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.064g Lentil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.245g 0.175g Lablab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lablab Lentil
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
25%
Lentil
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Lablab
46%
Lentil

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.046g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lentil
Lentil is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lablab
Lablab is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lablab
Lablab is cheaper (difference - $0.3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lablab
Lablab is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. 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.