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Lentil vs Adzuki bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Lentil and Adzuki bean

  • Adzuki bean is higher than Lentil in Folate, Copper, Manganese, Zinc, Phosphorus, Potassium, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Iron, and Fiber.
  • Adzuki bean's daily need coverage for Folate is 110% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, raw.

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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
Lentil
1
:
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +49.5%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +239.8%
Contains more Magnesium +252.8%
Contains more Copper +335.9%
Contains more Zinc +296.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 125% 6% 33% 26% 84% 35% 78% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 187% 20% 111% 91% 365% 138% 164% 1%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +49.5%
Contains more Calcium +247.4%
Contains more Potassium +239.8%
Contains more Magnesium +252.8%
Contains more Copper +335.9%
Contains more Zinc +296.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +111.7%

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
Lentil
3
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +243.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 5% 1% 3% 0% 43% 17% 20% 39% 42% 0% 5% 136%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 114% 51% 50% 89% 81% 0% 0% 467%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +169.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +148.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +130.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +97.2%
Contains more Folate +243.6%

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
26
Lentil
71
Adzuki bean
Mineral Summary Score
48
Lentil
134
Adzuki bean

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
54%
Lentil
119%
Adzuki bean
Carbohydrates
20%
Lentil
63%
Adzuki bean
Fats
2%
Lentil
2%
Adzuki bean

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

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Lentil Adzuki bean
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.138g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lentil
Lentil is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lentil Adzuki bean Opinion
Calories 116 329 Adzuki bean
Protein 9.02 19.87 Adzuki bean
Fats 0.38 0.53 Adzuki bean
Vitamin C 1.5 0 Lentil
Carbs 20.13 62.9 Adzuki bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.33 4.98 Adzuki bean
Calcium 19 66 Adzuki bean
Potassium 369 1254 Adzuki bean
Magnesium 36 127 Adzuki bean
Sugar 1.8 Adzuki bean
Fiber 7.9 12.7 Adzuki bean
Copper 0.251 1.094 Adzuki bean
Zinc 1.27 5.04 Adzuki bean
Starch
Phosphorus 180 381 Adzuki bean
Sodium 2 5 Lentil
Vitamin A 8 17 Adzuki bean
Vitamin E 0.11 Lentil
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.169 0.455 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.22 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B3 1.06 2.63 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 0.638 1.471 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.178 0.351 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.7 Lentil
Folate 181 622 Adzuki bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.053 0.191 Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.05 Lentil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.175 0.113 Lentil
Tryptophan 0.081 0.191 Adzuki bean
Threonine 0.323 0.674 Adzuki bean
Isoleucine 0.39 0.791 Adzuki bean
Leucine 0.654 1.668 Adzuki bean
Lysine 0.63 1.497 Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.077 0.21 Adzuki bean
Phenylalanine 0.445 1.052 Adzuki bean
Valine 0.448 1.023 Adzuki bean
Histidine 0.254 0.524 Adzuki bean
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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. Lentil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172421/nutrients
  2. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173727/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.