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Flax vs Lablab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Flax and Lablab different?

  • Flax is higher than Lablab in Vitamin B1, Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Selenium, Vitamin B6, Calcium, and Folate.
  • Flax covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 115% more than Lablab.
  • Flax contains 37 times more Saturated Fat than Lablab. Flax contains 3.663g of Saturated Fat, while Lablab contains 0.099g.

Seeds, flaxseed and Hyacinth beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types were used in this article.

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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
Flax
7
:
1
Lablab
Contains more Calcium +537.5%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains more Magnesium +378%
Contains more Phosphorus +435%
Contains more Potassium +141.2%
Contains more Zinc +52.3%
Contains more Copper +257.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 77% 215% 280% 276% 72% 4% 119% 407%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 172% 59% 52% 30% 1% 78% 114%
Contains more Calcium +537.5%
Contains more Iron +25.1%
Contains more Magnesium +378%
Contains more Phosphorus +435%
Contains more Potassium +141.2%
Contains more Zinc +52.3%
Contains more Copper +257.8%
Contains less Sodium -76.7%

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
Flax
9
:
0
Lablab
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +508.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +335.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +649.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +211.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1178.4%
Contains more Folate +2075%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 7% 0% 2% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 66% 0% 11%
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% 0% 68% 9% 8% 19% 9% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +508.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +335.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +649.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +211.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1178.4%
Contains more Folate +2075%

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.
Flax Lablab
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flax Lablab Opinion
Net carbs 1.58g 20.69g Lablab
Protein 18.29g 8.14g Flax
Fats 42.16g 0.58g Flax
Carbs 28.88g 20.69g Flax
Calories 534kcal 117kcal Flax
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Flax
Sugar 1.55g g Lablab
Fiber 27.3g g Flax
Calcium 255mg 40mg Flax
Iron 5.73mg 4.58mg Flax
Magnesium 392mg 82mg Flax
Phosphorus 642mg 120mg Flax
Potassium 813mg 337mg Flax
Sodium 30mg 7mg Lablab
Zinc 4.34mg 2.85mg Flax
Copper 1.22mg 0.341mg Flax
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.31mg mg Flax
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0.6mg 0mg Flax
Vitamin B1 1.644mg 0.27mg Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161mg 0.037mg Flax
Vitamin B3 3.08mg 0.411mg Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985mg 0.316mg Flax
Vitamin B6 0.473mg 0.037mg Flax
Folate 87µg 4µg Flax
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 4.3µg µg Flax
Tryptophan 0.297mg 0.068mg Flax
Threonine 0.766mg 0.315mg Flax
Isoleucine 0.896mg 0.39mg Flax
Leucine 1.235mg 0.691mg Flax
Lysine 0.862mg 0.556mg Flax
Methionine 0.37mg 0.065mg Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957mg 0.41mg Flax
Valine 1.072mg 0.422mg Flax
Histidine 0.472mg 0.233mg Flax
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663g 0.099g Lablab
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527g 0.026g Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73g 0.245g Flax

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Flax Lablab
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
63
Flax
10
Lablab
Mineral Summary Score
181
Flax
64
Lablab

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
110%
Flax
49%
Lablab
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
21%
Lablab
Fats
195%
Flax
3%
Lablab

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lablab
Lablab is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lablab
Lablab contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lablab
Lablab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.564g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lablab
Lablab is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food is cheaper?
Lablab
Lablab is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in vitamins
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. Flax - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169414/nutrients
  2. Lablab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175211/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.