Lentil vs Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
How are Lentil and Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) different?
- Lentil is higher in Iron, Folate, Copper, Phosphorus, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Vitamin B1, however Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) is richer in Vitamin C.
- Daily need coverage for Iron from Lentil is 36% higher.
- Lentil contains 12 times more Vitamin B5 than Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean). While Lentil contains 0.638mg of Vitamin B5, Yardlong bean (Asparagus bean) contains only 0.055mg.
Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Yardlong bean, raw are the varieties used in this article.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||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|