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Lupin Bean vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Lupin Bean and Lentil?

  • Lentil has less Copper, Manganese, Fiber, Folate, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Zinc, Potassium, and Calcium than Lupin Bean.
  • Lupin Bean's daily need coverage for Copper is 86% higher.
  • Lupin Bean has 9 times more Calcium than Lentil. Lupin Bean has 176mg of Calcium, while Lentil has 19mg.

We used Lupins, mature seeds, raw and Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types in this comparison.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Calcium +826.3%
Contains more Iron +30.9%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +174.5%
Contains more Zinc +274%
Contains more Copper +307.2%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 53% 164% 142% 189% 90% 2% 130% 341%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 125% 26% 78% 33% 1% 35% 84%
Contains more Calcium +826.3%
Contains more Iron +30.9%
Contains more Magnesium +450%
Contains more Phosphorus +144.4%
Contains more Potassium +174.5%
Contains more Zinc +274%
Contains more Copper +307.2%
Contains less Sodium -86.7%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Lentil
Contains more Vitamin C +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.6%
Contains more Folate +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 16% 160% 51% 42% 45% 83% 267% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 5% 43% 17% 20% 39% 42% 136% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin C +220%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +278.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +201.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +106.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100.6%
Contains more Folate +96.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Lupin Bean Lentil
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lupin Bean Lentil Opinion
Net carbs 21.47g 12.23g Lupin Bean
Protein 36.17g 9.02g Lupin Bean
Fats 9.74g 0.38g Lupin Bean
Carbs 40.37g 20.13g Lupin Bean
Calories 371kcal 116kcal Lupin Bean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 1.8g Lupin Bean
Fiber 18.9g 7.9g Lupin Bean
Calcium 176mg 19mg Lupin Bean
Iron 4.36mg 3.33mg Lupin Bean
Magnesium 198mg 36mg Lupin Bean
Phosphorus 440mg 180mg Lupin Bean
Potassium 1013mg 369mg Lupin Bean
Sodium 15mg 2mg Lentil
Zinc 4.75mg 1.27mg Lupin Bean
Copper 1.022mg 0.251mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin A 0IU 8IU Lentil
Vitamin E mg 0.11mg Lentil
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 4.8mg 1.5mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B1 0.64mg 0.169mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 0.073mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B3 2.19mg 1.06mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B5 0.75mg 0.638mg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B6 0.357mg 0.178mg Lupin Bean
Folate 355µg 181µg Lupin Bean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 1.7µg Lentil
Tryptophan 0.289mg 0.081mg Lupin Bean
Threonine 1.331mg 0.323mg Lupin Bean
Isoleucine 1.615mg 0.39mg Lupin Bean
Leucine 2.743mg 0.654mg Lupin Bean
Lysine 1.933mg 0.63mg Lupin Bean
Methionine 0.255mg 0.077mg Lupin Bean
Phenylalanine 1.435mg 0.445mg Lupin Bean
Valine 1.51mg 0.448mg Lupin Bean
Histidine 1.03mg 0.254mg Lupin Bean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 1.156g 0.053g Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 3.94g 0.064g Lupin Bean
Polyunsaturated fat 2.439g 0.175g Lupin Bean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lupin Bean Lentil
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
55
Lupin Bean
26
Lentil
Mineral Summary Score
138
Lupin Bean
48
Lentil

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats, and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of food.
Protein
217%
Lupin Bean
54%
Lentil
Carbohydrates
40%
Lupin Bean
20%
Lentil
Fats
45%
Lupin Bean
2%
Lentil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lupin Bean
Lupin Bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 13mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.103g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lentil
Lentil is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Lupin Bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172423/nutrients
  2. Lentil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172421/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.