Red (or Pink) Lentils

Lentils, pink or red, raw

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size

1 cup (192g)

Amount per serving

Calories

687

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 4.2g

5%

Saturated Fat 0.7g

4%

Trans Fat 0g

Cholesterol 0mg

0%

Sodium 13mg

1%

Total Carbohydrate 121.2g

44%

Dietary Fiber 20.7g

74%

Total Sugars

Protein 45.9g

Vitamin D 0 IU

0%

Calcium 92mg

7%

Iron 14mg

79%

Potassium 1283mg

27%

*

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

4%

3.26 mg

Thiamin

82%

0.98 mg

Riboflavin

16%

0.2 mg

Niacin

18%

2.87 mg

Pantothenic Acid

13%

0.67 mg

Vitamin B6

46%

0.77 mg

Folate

392 mcg

Folic Acid

0 mcg

Food Folate

392 mcg

Fortified Folate

392 mcg

Choline

Betaine

Vitamin B12

0%

0 mcg

Added Vitamin B12

Biotin

Vitamin A

1%

5.76 mcg

Retinol

0 mcg

Beta Carotene

67.2 mcg

Alpha Carotene

0 mcg

Beta Cryptoxanthin

0 mcg

Vitamin A IU

2%

111 IU

Lycophene

Lutein and Zeaxanthin

Vitamin E

Added Vitamin E

Beta Tocopherol

Gamma Tocopherol

Delta Tocopherol

Alpha Tocotreniol

Beta Tocotreniol

Gamma Tocotreniol

Delta Tocotreniol

Vitamin D2 and D3

0 mcg

Vitamin D2

Vitamin D3

Vitamin D

0%

0 IU

Vitamin K

Dihydrophylloquinone

Menaquinone-4

Calcium

7%

92.2 mg

Iron

79%

14.2 mg

Magnesium

27%

113 mg

Phosphorus

45%

564 mg

Potassium

27%

1280 mg

Sodium

1%

13.4 mg

Zinc

63%

6.91 mg

Copper

278%

2.5 mg

Manganese

143%

3.29 mg

Selenium

0%

0 mcg

Fluoride

Iodine

Fat

5%

4.17 g

Saturated Fat

4%

0.73 g

Butyric Acid

Caproic Acid

Caprylic Acid

Capric Acid

0 g

Lauric Acid

0 g

Tridecylic Acid

Myristic Acid

0.01 g

Pentadecylic Acid

0.01 g

Palmitic Acid

0.55 g

Margaric Acid

0.01 g

Stearic Acid

0.08 g

Arachidic Acid

0.03 g

Behenic Acid

0.03 g

Lignoceric Acid

0.02 g

Monounsaturated Fat

0.96 g

Myristoleic Acid

Pentadecenoic Acid

Hexadec-9-enoic Acid

Palmitoleic Acid

Trans Hexadec 9 Enoic Acid

Heptadecylic Acid

Octadec-9-enoic Acid

0.94 g

Oleic Acid

Elaidic Acid

Vaccenic Acid

Gondoic Acid

0.02 g

Docos-13-enoic Acid

Erucic Acid

Brassidic Acid

Nervonic Acid

Polyunsaturated Fat

2.18 g

9,12-octadecadienoic Acid

1.7 g

Linoleic Acid

Conjugated Linoleic Acids (CLAs)

Linolelaidic Acid

9-trans-12-cis-Linoleic Acid

Trans Linoleic Acid

Linolenic Acid

0.48 g

Alpha Linolenic Acid (ALA)

Gamma Linolenic Acid (GLA)

Punicinic Acid

Paranaric Acid

Eicosadienoic Acid

Icosatrienioc Acid

Eicosatrienoic Acid (ETE)

Dihomo Gamma Linolenic Acid (DGLA)

Eicosatetraenoic Acid (ETA)

Arachidonic Acid (AA)

Eicosapentaenoic Acid (EPA)

Heneicosapentaenoic Acid (HPA)

Adrenic Acid (AdA)

Docosapentanoic Acid (DPA)

Docosahexanoic Acid (DHA)

Trans Fat

0 g

Trans Monoenoic Fat

Trans Polyenoic Fat

Cholesterol

0%

0 mg

Phytosterols

109 mg

Stigmasterols

7.68 mg

Campesterol

11.5 mg

Beta Sitosterol

90.2 mg

Protein

92%

45.9 g

Tryptophan

0.43 g

Threonine

1.72 g

Isoleucine

2.07 g

Leucine

3.47 g

Lysine

3.34 g

Methionine

0.41 g

Cystine

0.63 g

Phenylalanine

2.36 g

Tyrosine

1.28 g

Valine

2.38 g

Arginine

3.7 g

Histidine

1.35 g

Alanine

2 g

Aspartic Acid

5.3 g

Glutamic Acid

7.43 g

Glycine

1.95 g

Proline

2 g

Serine

2.21 g

Hydroxyproline

Carbohydrates

44%

121 g

Fibre

74%

20.7 g

Soluble Fibre

Insoluble Fibre

Sugar

Added Sugar

Sucrose

Glucose

Fructose

Lactose

Maltose

Galactose

Sugar Alcohols

Starch

91.4 g

Calories

687 kcal

Water

15 g

Ash

5.76 g

Theobromine

Caffeine

Alcohol

Serving Sizes

  • 1 cup (192g)

Nutrient Sources

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

‡ - As defined by Health Canada guidelines.

Nutrition Facts Source: USDA

Macronutrient Profile

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: 98%

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 Red (or Pink) Lentils contains 23.9g of protein, which is about the same as 4 eggs, 0.9 chicken breasts, or 1.7 cups (465g) 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:

  • 100.4g 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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