Lentil vs. Spaghetti — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Differences between Lentil and Spaghetti
- Lentil is higher in Folate, Iron, Fiber, Phosphorus, Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, however, Spaghetti is richer in Selenium.
- Lentil's daily need coverage for Folate is 44% higher.
- Lentil has 8 times more Vitamin B1 than Spaghetti. While Lentil has 0.169mg of Vitamin B1, Spaghetti has only 0.02mg.
The food types used in this comparison are Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Pasta, cooked, unenriched, without added salt.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.024g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|