Lentil vs. Refried beans — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Summary of differences between Lentil and Refried beans
- The amount of Folate, Iron, Fiber, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B5, Manganese, Vitamin B1, and Zinc in Lentil is higher than in Refried beans.
- Lentil covers your daily need of Folate 43% more than Refried beans.
- Lentil contains 3 times more Vitamin B5 than Refried beans. While Lentil contains 0.638mg of Vitamin B5, Refried beans contain only 0.189mg.
- The amount of Sodium in Lentil is lower.
These are the specific foods used in this comparison Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity).
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Rich in minerals|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid||0.008g|
|Omega-6 - Linoleic acid||0.36g|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.169g|
|Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid||0.001g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|