Foodstruct
Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart

Lentil nutrition, glycemic index, calories and serving size

Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt
*all the values are displayed for the amount of 100 grams

Important nutritional characteristics for Lentil

Lentil
29 (low)
Serving Size ⓘ Serving sizes are taken from FDA's Reference Amounts Customarily Consumed (RACCs)
1 cup (198 grams)
Acidity (Based on PRAL) ⓘ PRAL (Potential renal acid load) is calculated using a formula.On PRAL scale the higher the positive value, the more is the acidifying effect on the body. The lower negative value is the more alkaline the effect is. 0 is neutral.
2.1 (acidic )
Calories
116
87% Fiber
82% Iron
81% Folate
78% Potassium
78% Folate, food
Explanation: This food contains more Fiber than 87% of foods. More importantly, although there are several foods (13%) which contain more Fiber, this food itself is rich in Fiber more than it is in any other nutrient. Similarly it is relatively rich in Iron, Folate, Potassium and Folate, food
29

Check out similar food or compare with current

Macronutrients chart

10% 21% 70%
Protein:
Daily Value: 18%
9.02 g of 50 g
18%
Fats:
Daily Value: 1%
0.38 g of 65 g
1%
Carbs:
Daily Value: 7%
20.13 g of 300 g
7%
Water:
Daily Value: 3%
69.64 g of 2,000 g
3%
Other:
0.83 g

NEW NUTRITION FACTS LABEL

Nutrition Facts
___servings per container
Serving Size ______________
Amount Per 100g
Calories 116
% Daily Value*
0%
Total Fat 0g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Trans Fat g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 2mg
7%
Total Carbohydrate 20g
32%
Dietary Fiber 8g
Total Sugars g
Includes ? g Added Sugars
Protein 9g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 19mg 2%

Iron 3mg 38%

Potassium 369mg 11%

*
The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Health checks

Low in Cholesterol
ok
details
High level of Cholesterol may be dangerous for your health, especially if you suffer from cardio-vascular deseases.
No Trans Fats
ok
details
Trans fats tend to increase risk of coronary heart disease according to various studies. The National Academy of Sciences (NAS) states that trans fats increase levels of LDL and decrease levels of HDL. According to NAS trans fatty acid consumption should be as low as possible while consuming a nutritionally adequate diet.
Low in Saturated Fats
ok
details
Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2015-2020 recommends using less than 10 percent of calories from saturated fats link
Low in Sodium
ok
details
Extensive usage of sodium is not recommended for the people suffering from hypertonia.
Low in Sugars
ok
details
Using too much sugars can lead to weight gain or diabetes.

Lentil nutrition infographic

Lentil nutrition infographic
Copy infographic link

Mineral coverage chart

Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium Choline 6% 125% 26% 78% 33% 1% 35% 84% 65% 16% 18%
Calcium: 19 mg of 1,000 mg 2%
Iron: 3.33 mg of 8 mg 42%
Magnesium: 36 mg of 420 mg 9%
Phosphorus: 180 mg of 700 mg 26%
Potassium: 369 mg of 3,400 mg 11%
Sodium: 2 mg of 2,300 mg 0%
Zinc: 1.27 mg of 11 mg 12%
Copper: 0.251 mg of 1 mg 28%
Manganese: 0.494 mg of 2 mg 21%
Selenium: 2.8 µg of 55 µg 5%
Choline: 32.7 mg of 550 mg 6%

Mineral chart - relative view

Iron
3.33 mg
TOP 18%
Potassium
369 mg
TOP 22%
Copper
0.251 mg
TOP 27%
Magnesium
36 mg
TOP 28%
Manganese
0.494 mg
TOP 38%
Phosphorus
180 mg
TOP 44%
Zinc
1.27 mg
TOP 49%
Calcium
19 mg
TOP 55%
Choline
32.7 mg
TOP 69%
Selenium
2.8 µg
TOP 73%
Sodium
2 mg
TOP 96%

Vitamin coverage chart

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%
Vitamin A: 8 IU of 5,000 IU 0%
Vitamin E : 0.11 mg of 15 mg 1%
Vitamin D: 0 µg of 10 µg 0%
Vitamin C: 1.5 mg of 90 mg 2%
Vitamin B1: 0.169 mg of 1 mg 14%
Vitamin B2: 0.073 mg of 1 mg 6%
Vitamin B3: 1.06 mg of 16 mg 7%
Vitamin B5: 0.638 mg of 5 mg 13%
Vitamin B6: 0.178 mg of 1 mg 14%
Folate: 181 µg of 400 µg 45%
Vitamin B12: 0 µg of 2 µg 0%
Vitamin K: 1.7 µg of 120 µg 1%

Vitamin chart - relative view

Folate
181 µg
TOP 19%
Vitamin B1
0.169 mg
TOP 37%
Vitamin C
1.5 mg
TOP 38%
Vitamin B5
0.638 mg
TOP 50%
Vitamin B6
0.178 mg
TOP 51%
Vitamin A
8 IU
TOP 66%
Vitamin K
1.7 µg
TOP 67%
Vitamin B3
1.06 mg
TOP 68%
Vitamin B2
0.073 mg
TOP 74%
Vitamin E
0.11 mg
TOP 85%
Vitamin D
0 µg
TOP 100%
Vitamin B12
0 µg
TOP 100%

Protein quality breakdown

Tryptophan Threonine Isoleucine Leucine Lysine Methionine Phenylalanine Valine Histidine 87% 93% 84% 72% 90% 22% 77% 74% 109%
Tryptophan: 81 mg of 280 mg 29%
Threonine: 323 mg of 1,050 mg 31%
Isoleucine: 390 mg of 1,400 mg 28%
Leucine: 654 mg of 2,730 mg 24%
Lysine: 630 mg of 2,100 mg 30%
Methionine: 77 mg of 1,050 mg 7%
Phenylalanine: 445 mg of 1,750 mg 25%
Valine: 448 mg of 1,820 mg 25%
Histidine: 254 mg of 700 mg 36%

Fat type information

0.053% 0.064% 0.175%
Saturated Fat: 0.053 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.064 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.175 g

Fiber content / ratio for Lentil

1.8% 7.9% 10.43%
Sugars: 1.8 g
Fiber: 7.9 g
Other: 10.43 g

All nutrients for Lentil per 100g

Nutrient DV% In TOP % of foods Value Comparison
Protein 21% 47% 9.02g 3.2 times more than Broccoli
Fats 1% 83% 0.38g 87.7 times less than Cheese
Carbs 7% 35% 20.13g 1.4 times less than Rice
Calories 6% 69% 116kcal 2.5 times more than Orange
Sugars 0% 61% 1.8g 5 times less than Coca-Cola
Fiber 32% 13% 7.9g 3.3 times more than Orange
Calcium 2% 55% 19mg 6.6 times less than Milk
Iron 42% 18% 3.33mg 1.3 times more than Beef
Magnesium 9% 28% 36mg 3.9 times less than Kidney bean
Phosphorus 26% 44% 180mg Equal to Chicken meat
Potassium 11% 22% 369mg 2.5 times more than Cucumber
Sodium 0% 96% 2mg 245 times less than White Bread
Zinc 12% 49% 1.27mg 5 times less than Beef
Copper 28% 27% 0.25mg 1.8 times more than Shiitake
Vitamin E 1% 85% 0.11mg 13.3 times less than Kiwifruit
Vitamin D 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin C 2% 38% 1.5mg 35.3 times less than Lemon
Vitamin B1 14% 37% 0.17mg 1.6 times less than Pea
Vitamin B2 6% 74% 0.07mg 1.8 times less than Avocado
Vitamin B3 7% 68% 1.06mg 9 times less than Turkey meat
Vitamin B5 13% 50% 0.64mg 1.8 times less than Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 14% 51% 0.18mg 1.5 times more than Oat
Folate 45% 19% 181µg 3 times more than Brussels sprout
Vitamin B12 0% 100% 0µg N/A
Vitamin K 1% 67% 1.7µg 59.8 times less than Broccoli
Tryptophan 0% 81% 0.08mg 3.8 times less than Chicken meat
Threonine 0% 77% 0.32mg 2.2 times less than Beef
Isoleucine 0% 77% 0.39mg 2.3 times less than Salmon
Leucine 0% 79% 0.65mg 3.7 times less than Tuna
Lysine 0% 74% 0.63mg 1.4 times more than Tofu
Methionine 0% 85% 0.08mg 1.2 times less than Quinoa
Phenylalanine 0% 77% 0.45mg 1.5 times less than Egg
Valine 0% 77% 0.45mg 4.5 times less than Soybean
Histidine 0% 76% 0.25mg 2.9 times less than Turkey meat
Cholesterol 0% 100% 0mg N/A
Trans Fat 0% 100% 0g N/A
Saturated Fat 0% 85% 0.05g 111.2 times less than Beef
Monounsaturated Fat 0% 83% 0.06g 153.1 times less than Avocado
Polyunsaturated fat 0% 80% 0.18g 269.6 times less than Walnut

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article and glycemic index text the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact link of the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172421/nutrients

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