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Lentil vs Lablab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Lentil and Lablab different?

  • Lentil is richer in Folate, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5, while Lablab is higher in Iron, Zinc, Magnesium, Copper, and Vitamin B1.
  • Lentil covers your daily need of Folate 44% more than Lablab.
  • Lentil contains 5 times more Vitamin B6 than Lablab. Lentil contains 0.178mg of Vitamin B6, while Lablab contains 0.037mg.

Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Hyacinth beans, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Lentil
3
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5
Lablab
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
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%
Equal in Potassium - 337
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 125% 26% 78% 33% 1% 35% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 172% 59% 52% 30% 1% 78% 114%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
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%
Equal in Potassium - 337

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
9
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1
Lablab
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.8%
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 0% 0% 0% 0% 68% 9% 8% 19% 9% 3% 0% 0%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +59.8%

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 Lablab
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 Lentil Lablab Opinion
Net carbs 12.23g 20.69g Lablab
Protein 9.02g 8.14g Lentil
Fats 0.38g 0.58g Lablab
Carbs 20.13g 20.69g Lablab
Calories 116kcal 117kcal Lablab
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.8g g Lablab
Fiber 7.9g g Lentil
Calcium 19mg 40mg Lablab
Iron 3.33mg 4.58mg Lablab
Magnesium 36mg 82mg Lablab
Phosphorus 180mg 120mg Lentil
Potassium 369mg 337mg Lentil
Sodium 2mg 7mg Lentil
Zinc 1.27mg 2.85mg Lablab
Copper 0.251mg 0.341mg Lablab
Vitamin A 8IU 0IU Lentil
Vitamin E 0.11mg mg Lentil
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.5mg 0mg Lentil
Vitamin B1 0.169mg 0.27mg Lablab
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0.037mg Lentil
Vitamin B3 1.06mg 0.411mg Lentil
Vitamin B5 0.638mg 0.316mg Lentil
Vitamin B6 0.178mg 0.037mg Lentil
Folate 181µg 4µg Lentil
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg µg Lentil
Tryptophan 0.081mg 0.068mg Lentil
Threonine 0.323mg 0.315mg Lentil
Isoleucine 0.39mg 0.39mg
Leucine 0.654mg 0.691mg Lablab
Lysine 0.63mg 0.556mg Lentil
Methionine 0.077mg 0.065mg Lentil
Phenylalanine 0.445mg 0.41mg Lentil
Valine 0.448mg 0.422mg Lentil
Histidine 0.254mg 0.233mg Lentil
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.053g 0.099g Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g 0.026g Lentil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.175g 0.245g Lablab

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lentil Lablab
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
10
Lablab
Mineral Summary Score
48
Lentil
64
Lablab

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%
Lablab
Carbohydrates
20%
Lentil
21%
Lablab
Fats
2%
Lentil
3%
Lablab

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

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. Lablab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175211/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.