Brown rice vs. Lentil — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
What are the differences between Brown rice and Lentil?
- Brown rice is higher in Manganese, Vitamin B3, and Selenium, yet Lentil is higher in Folate, Iron, Fiber, Copper, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Vitamin B5.
- Lentil's daily need coverage for Folate is 43% more.
- Brown rice has 2 times more Vitamin B3 than Lentil. While Brown rice has 2.561mg of Vitamin B3, Lentil has only 1.06mg.
We used Rice, brown, long-grain, cooked and Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types in this article.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in price|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Omega-6 - Linoleic acid||0.355g|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.011g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|