Lentil vs. Tofu — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the main differences between Lentil and Tofu?
- Lentil is richer in Folate, Fiber, Vitamin B5, Iron, and Vitamin B6, yet Tofu is richer in Calcium, Manganese, Selenium, and Copper.
- Tofu's daily need coverage for Calcium is 66% higher.
- Lentil has 6 times more Folate than Tofu. Lentil has 181µg of Folate, while Tofu has 29µg.
- Lentil contains less Saturated Fat.
We used Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Tofu, raw, firm, prepared with calcium sulfate types in this comparison.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in minerals|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Rich in vitamins|
|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|