Lentil vs Brown rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the differences between Lentil and Brown rice?
- Lentil is higher in Folate, Iron, Fiber, Copper, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Vitamin B5, yet Brown rice is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Selenium.
- Lentil's daily need coverage for Folate is 43% more.
- Lentil has 6 times more Iron than Brown rice. While Lentil has 3.33mg of Iron, Brown rice has only 0.56mg.
We used Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Rice, brown, long-grain, cooked types in this article.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low glycemic index diet|