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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 Iron +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +110.5%
Contains more Magnesium +127.8%
Contains more Copper +35.9%
Contains more Zinc +124.4%
Equal in Potassium - 337
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 125% 6% 33% 26% 84% 35% 78% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 172% 12% 30% 59% 114% 78% 52% 1%
Contains more Phosphorus +50%
Contains less Sodium -71.4%
Contains more Iron +37.5%
Contains more Calcium +110.5%
Contains more Magnesium +127.8%
Contains more Copper +35.9%
Contains more Zinc +124.4%
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
:
1
Lablab
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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% 0% 0% 0% 68% 9% 8% 19% 9% 0% 0% 3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
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 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 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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lentil Lablab
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 - 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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