Lentils

Lentils, raw

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

1 cup (192g)

Amount per serving

Calories

676

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 2g

3%

Saturated Fat 0.3g

1%

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 12mg

1%

Total Carbohydrate 121.6g

44%

Dietary Fiber 20.5g

73%

Total Sugars 3.9g

Protein 47.3g

Vitamin D 0 IU

0%

Calcium 67mg

5%

Iron 12mg

69%

Potassium 1300mg

28%

*

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.

Detailed Nutrient Information

Vitamin C

10%

8.64 mg

Thiamin

140%

1.68 mg

Riboflavin

31%

0.41 mg

Niacin

31%

5 mg

Pantothenic Acid

82%

4.11 mg

Vitamin B6

61%

1.04 mg

Folate

920 mcg

Folic Acid

0 mcg

Food Folate

920 mcg

Fortified Folate

920 mcg

Choline

34%

185 mg

Betaine

Vitamin B12

0%

0 mcg

Added Vitamin B12

0 mcg

Biotin

Vitamin A

0%

3.84 mcg

Retinol

0 mcg

Beta Carotene

44.2 mcg

Alpha Carotene

0 mcg

Beta Cryptoxanthin

0 mcg

Vitamin A IU

1%

74.9 IU

Lycophene

0 mcg

Lutein and Zeaxanthin

0 mcg

Vitamin E

6%

0.94 mg

Added Vitamin E

0 mg

Beta Tocopherol

0 mg

Gamma Tocopherol

8.12 mg

Delta Tocopherol

0 mg

Alpha Tocotreniol

0 mg

Beta Tocotreniol

0 mg

Gamma Tocotreniol

0 mg

Delta Tocotreniol

0 mg

Vitamin D2 and D3

0 mcg

Vitamin D2

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D

0%

0 IU

Vitamin K

8%

9.6 mcg

Dihydrophylloquinone

Menaquinone-4

Calcium

5%

67.2 mg

Iron

69%

12.5 mg

Magnesium

21%

90.2 mg

Phosphorus

43%

540 mg

Potassium

28%

1300 mg

Sodium

1%

11.5 mg

Zinc

57%

6.28 mg

Copper

161%

1.45 mg

Manganese

116%

2.67 mg

Selenium

0%

0.19 mcg

Fluoride

Iodine

Fat

3%

2.04 g

Saturated Fat

1%

0.3 g

Butyric Acid

0 g

Caproic Acid

0 g

Caprylic Acid

0 g

Capric Acid

0 g

Lauric Acid

0 g

Tridecylic Acid

Myristic Acid

0.01 g

Pentadecylic Acid

Palmitic Acid

0.26 g

Margaric Acid

Stearic Acid

0.03 g

Arachidic Acid

Behenic Acid

Lignoceric Acid

Monounsaturated Fat

0.37 g

Myristoleic Acid

Pentadecenoic Acid

Hexadec-9-enoic Acid

0.01 g

Palmitoleic Acid

Trans Hexadec 9 Enoic Acid

Heptadecylic Acid

Octadec-9-enoic Acid

0.35 g

Oleic Acid

Elaidic Acid

Vaccenic Acid

Gondoic Acid

0.01 g

Docos-13-enoic Acid

0 g

Erucic Acid

Brassidic Acid

Nervonic Acid

Polyunsaturated Fat

1.01 g

9,12-octadecadienoic Acid

0.8 g

Linoleic Acid

Conjugated Linoleic Acids (CLAs)

Linolelaidic Acid

9-trans-12-cis-Linoleic Acid

Trans Linoleic Acid

Linolenic Acid

0.22 g

Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA)

Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)

Punicinic Acid

Paranaric Acid

0 g

Eicosadienoic Acid

Icosatrienioc Acid

Eicosatrienoic Acid (ETE)

Dihomo Gamma Linolenic Acid (DGLA)

Eicosatetraenoic Acid (ETA)

0 g

Arachidonic Acid (AA)

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

0 g

Heneicosapentaenoic Acid (HPA)

Adrenic Acid (AdA)

Docosapentanoic Acid (DPA)

0 g

Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA)

0 g

Trans Fat

0 g

Trans Monoenoic Fat

Trans Polyenoic Fat

Cholesterol

0%

0 mg

Phytosterols

Stigmasterols

Campesterol

Beta Sitosterol

Protein

95%

47.3 g

Tryptophan

0.42 g

Threonine

1.69 g

Isoleucine

2.04 g

Leucine

3.43 g

Lysine

3.3 g

Methionine

0.4 g

Cystine

0.62 g

Phenylalanine

2.33 g

Tyrosine

1.26 g

Valine

2.35 g

Arginine

3.65 g

Histidine

1.33 g

Alanine

1.98 g

Aspartic Acid

5.23 g

Glutamic Acid

7.33 g

Glycine

1.92 g

Proline

1.98 g

Serine

2.18 g

Hydroxyproline

Carbohydrates

44%

122 g

Fibre

73%

20.5 g

Soluble Fibre

Insoluble Fibre

Sugar

3.9 g

Added Sugar

Sucrose

2.82 g

Glucose

0 g

Fructose

0.52 g

Lactose

0 g

Maltose

0.58 g

Galactose

0 g

Sugar Alcohols

Starch

95.8 g

Calories

676 kcal

Water

15.9 g

Ash

5.2 g

Theobromine

0 mg

Caffeine

0 mg

Alcohol

0 g

Serving Sizes

  • 1 cup (192g)
  • 1 tablespoon (12g)

Nutrient Sources

  • Excellent source of Thiamin
  • Excellent source of Riboflavin
  • Excellent source of Niacin
  • Excellent source of Pantothenic Acid
  • Excellent source of Vitamin B6
  • Excellent source of Choline
  • Excellent source of Iron
  • Excellent source of Phosphorus
  • Excellent source of Potassium
  • Excellent source of Zinc
  • Excellent source of Copper
  • Excellent source of Manganese
  • Good source of Magnesium

‡ - As defined by Health Canada guidelines.

Nutrition Facts Source: USDA

Macronutrient Profile

Proportions of Macros

Summary:

  • Moderate Protein
  • Low Fat
  • High Carbs

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Profile of Protein in Item

Essential Amino Acids

Essential amino acids are critical for building protein. For more information, see the Wikipedia page on them.

Protein Quality Score: 94%

Limiting Amino Acid: Methionine

  • Some foods that are a good source of Methionine include eggs, meat, fish, sesame seeds, Brazil nuts and some other plant seeds, and cereal grains.

100g of Lentils contains 24.6g of protein, which is about the same as 4.1 eggs, 0.9 chicken breasts, or 1.8 cups (479g) of black beans.

† - Not adjusted for digestibility. See the tables here for reference.

Profile of Carbohydrates in Item

Fraction of Carbs by Type

* Other includes oligosaccharides and other polysaccharides.

Estimated Net Carbs:

  • 101.1g per 1 cup

Excellent source of Fiber.


Profile of Fat in Item

Types of Fats

Low in Saturated Fat.


Zero Trans Fat.

Low in Cholesterol.

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