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Lentil vs Black turtle bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Lentil and Black turtle bean?

  • Lentil is higher in Folate, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Manganese, and Iron, yet Black turtle bean is higher in Vitamin E .
  • Lentil's daily need coverage for Folate is 24% more.
  • Lentil has 2 times more Vitamin B5 than Black turtle bean. While Lentil has 0.638mg of Vitamin B5, Black turtle bean has only 0.26mg.

We used Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Iron +16.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.1%
Contains more Calcium +189.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains more Potassium +17.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.269
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 125% 26% 78% 33% 1% 35% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 107% 35% 66% 39% 1% 21% 90%
Contains more Iron +16.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +18.4%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Zinc +67.1%
Contains more Calcium +189.5%
Contains more Magnesium +36.1%
Contains more Potassium +17.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.269

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.2%
Contains more Folate +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +94.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 5% 43% 17% 20% 39% 42% 136% 0% 5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 18% 0% 0% 57% 13% 10% 16% 18% 65% 0% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +30.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +101.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +145.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +131.2%
Contains more Folate +110.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +690.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +33.1%
Contains more Vitamin K +94.1%

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 Black turtle bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lentil Black turtle bean Opinion
Net carbs 12.23g 16.05g Black turtle bean
Protein 9.02g 8.18g Lentil
Fats 0.38g 0.35g Lentil
Carbs 20.13g 24.35g Black turtle bean
Calories 116kcal 130kcal Black turtle bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.8g 0.32g Black turtle bean
Fiber 7.9g 8.3g Black turtle bean
Calcium 19mg 55mg Black turtle bean
Iron 3.33mg 2.85mg Lentil
Magnesium 36mg 49mg Black turtle bean
Phosphorus 180mg 152mg Lentil
Potassium 369mg 433mg Black turtle bean
Sodium 2mg 3mg Lentil
Zinc 1.27mg 0.76mg Lentil
Copper 0.251mg 0.269mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 8IU 6IU Lentil
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.87mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.5mg 0mg Lentil
Vitamin B1 0.169mg 0.225mg Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.056mg Lentil
Vitamin B3 1.06mg 0.527mg Lentil
Vitamin B5 0.638mg 0.26mg Lentil
Vitamin B6 0.178mg 0.077mg Lentil
Folate 181µg 86µg Lentil
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 3.3µg Black turtle bean
Tryptophan 0.081mg 0.097mg Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.323mg 0.344mg Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.39mg 0.361mg Lentil
Leucine 0.654mg 0.653mg Lentil
Lysine 0.63mg 0.562mg Lentil
Methionine 0.077mg 0.123mg Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 0.445mg 0.442mg Lentil
Valine 0.448mg 0.428mg Lentil
Histidine 0.254mg 0.228mg Lentil
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.053g 0.089g Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g 0.03g Lentil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.175g 0.149g Lentil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lentil Black turtle bean
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
26
Lentil
17
Black turtle bean
Mineral Summary Score
48
Lentil
47
Black turtle 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
49%
Black turtle bean
Carbohydrates
20%
Lentil
24%
Black turtle bean
Fats
2%
Lentil
2%
Black turtle bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lentil
Lentil is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lentil
Lentil is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.48g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 9)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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

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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175187/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.