Lentil vs. Amaranth grain — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Important differences between Lentil and Amaranth grain
- Lentil has more Folate, Fiber, Iron, Vitamin B1, Copper, Potassium, and Vitamin B3, however, Amaranth grain is richer in Manganese, and Magnesium.
- Lentil's daily need coverage for Folate is 40% more.
- Lentil contains 11 times more Vitamin B1 than Amaranth grain. Lentil contains 0.169mg of Vitamin B1, while Amaranth grain contains 0.015mg.
The food varieties used in the comparison are Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Amaranth grain, cooked.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Cholesterol|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|