Rice vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
A recap on differences between Rice and Lentil
- Rice has more Selenium, however Lentil is higher in Folate, Fiber, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Magnesium.
- Lentil covers your daily Folate needs 31% more than Rice.
- Lentil contains 3 times less Selenium than Rice. Rice contains 7.5µg of Selenium, while Lentil contains 2.8µg.
Food varieties used in this article are Rice, white, long-grain, regular, enriched, cooked and Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in glycemic index|
|Rich in minerals|
|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|