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Khorasan wheat vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Khorasan wheat and Lentil different?

  • Khorasan wheat is higher than Lentil in Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, Fiber, and Vitamin B2.
  • Khorasan wheat covers your daily need of Selenium 143% more than Lentil.
  • Khorasan wheat contains 6 times more Vitamin B3 than Lentil. Khorasan wheat contains 6.375mg of Vitamin B3, while Lentil contains 1.06mg.

Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked and Lentils, 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
Contains more Iron +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +15.8%
Contains more Magnesium +261.1%
Contains more Copper +101.6%
Contains more Zinc +189.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Potassium - 369
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 142% 7% 36% 93% 169% 101% 156% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 125% 6% 33% 26% 84% 35% 78% 1%
Contains more Iron +13.2%
Contains more Calcium +15.8%
Contains more Magnesium +261.1%
Contains more Copper +101.6%
Contains more Zinc +189.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +102.2%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Equal in Potassium - 369

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 A +25%
Contains more Vitamin E +454.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +234.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +501.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.7
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 13% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 5% 0%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 5% 1% 3% 0% 43% 17% 20% 39% 42% 0% 5% 136%
Contains more Vitamin A +25%
Contains more Vitamin E +454.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +234.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +152.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +501.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin K - 1.7

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
36
Khorasan wheat
26
Lentil
Mineral Summary Score
88
Khorasan wheat
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
87%
Khorasan wheat
54%
Lentil
Carbohydrates
71%
Khorasan wheat
20%
Lentil
Fats
10%
Khorasan wheat
2%
Lentil

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.
Khorasan wheat Lentil
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

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Khorasan wheat Lentil
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.04g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.143g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Khorasan wheat Lentil Opinion
Calories 337 116 Khorasan wheat
Protein 14.54 9.02 Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.13 0.38 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin C 0 1.5 Lentil
Carbs 70.58 20.13 Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Lentil
Iron 3.77 3.33 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 22 19 Khorasan wheat
Potassium 403 369 Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 130 36 Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84 1.8 Lentil
Fiber 11.1 7.9 Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.506 0.251 Khorasan wheat
Zinc 3.68 1.27 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 364 180 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 5 2 Lentil
Vitamin A 10 8 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.61 0.11 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0 Lentil
Vitamin B1 0.566 0.169 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.184 0.073 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 6.375 1.06 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949 0.638 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.259 0.178 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B12 0 Lentil
Vitamin K 1.8 1.7 Khorasan wheat
Folate 181 Lentil
Trans Fat 0.005 0 Lentil
Saturated Fat 0.196 0.053 Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213 0.064 Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621 0.175 Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.13 0.081 Khorasan wheat
Threonine 0.442 0.323 Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.566 0.39 Khorasan wheat
Leucine 1.112 0.654 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.416 0.63 Lentil
Methionine 0.251 0.077 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.772 0.445 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.687 0.448 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.379 0.254 Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11 Khorasan wheat

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. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.