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Nutritional Profile of Raw Lentils - Care Omnia Nutrition

We got 68 nutritional values in our nutrition profile for Raw Lentils.

Nutrient content compared to all foods

When comparing its nutrient content to all foods in our tool we find that it ranks sky-high (Top 25) for one nutrient:

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks quite high (Top 100) for four additional nutrients:

Nutrient content compared to foods in the same category

A comparison between its nutrient content to foods in the same category (Legumes and Legume Products) shows that it ranks great (Top 10) for six nutrients.

Most notable of them being

Additionally, a comparison to foods in the same category shows that it ranks quite high (Top 25) for 13 additional nutrients.

With the highest ranking of them being

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.

Table of Contents

Nutrient Content Of Raw Lentils

The nutrient content of food is mainly divided into macro- and micronutrients.

Below you'll first find a macronutrient profile that will give you a sense of how the measured macronutrients compare to each other.

Secondly you'll find a lipid (fat) profile that shows you the content of saturated, mono-, and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

After that you'll find our detailed nutrient profile with all measured nutrients.

Macronutrient profile of Raw Lentils

Macronutrients are mainly divided into carbohydrates (carbs), lipids (fats), and protein.

In our macronutrient profile we also include water as we think that it gives a more complete picture of how nutrient dense the food is.

Figure 1. Macronutrient profile of Raw Lentils

63.4%
1.1%
24.6%
8.3%
Carbs
Fats
Protein
Water

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

After the overview this macronutrient profile provided let's dive deeper and take a look at the lipid (fat) profile!

Lipid (fat) profile of Raw Lentils

Lipids (fats) are a major part of the macronutrients in your food.

Lipids (fats), are divided into saturated and unsaturated fats. The unsaturated fats are then in turn divided into mono-, and polyunsaturated fats.

Here's a lipid (fat) profile to give you a sense of how the content of each type of fat compare to each other.

Figure 2. Lipid (fat) profile of Raw Lentils

0.2%
0.2%
0.5%
Saturated
Mono
Poly

Percent of 100 grams of food. Values can differ from nutrient profile below due to rounding.

And now, let's look at the detailed nutrient profile!

Detailed nutrient profile of Raw Lentils

Below we list all the nutrients that we have a measurement for. This is where you can find out what micronutrients there are in your food.

All nutrients are grouped together according to their type. Click on a nutrient type to show the individual nutrients. You can find other foods that contain the same nutrient by clicking on it.

If you can't find a specific nutrient, we recommend you go to our complete list of nutrients or try searching for it.

Nutrient Profile: Raw Lentils

In food category: Legumes and Legume Products

Carbohydrates (7)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Carbohydrates, by difference
63.4 g
18 g
6
359
Fiber, total dietary
10.7 g
3 g
29
140
Fructose
270 mg
76.5 mg
5
376
Maltose
300 mg
85 mg
3
184
Starch
49.9 g
14.1 g
1
73
Sucrose
1.5 g
416.7 mg
15
323
Sugars (Total incl. NLEA)
2 g
575.5 mg
130
1473
Fatty Acids (4)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Fatty Acids, total monounsaturated
193 mg
54.7 mg
255
2653
Fatty Acids, total polyunsaturated
526 mg
149.1 mg
247
1989
Fatty Acids, total saturated
154 mg
43.7 mg
266
2653
Total Lipid (Fat)
1.1 g
300.5 mg
276
1642
Saturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Myristic Acid (14:0)
3 mg
0.9 mg
89
1147
Palmitic Acid (16:0)
136 mg
38.6 mg
259
2140
Stearic Acid (18:0)
15 mg
4.3 mg
222
1676
Monounsaturated Fats (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Oleic Acid (18:1)
184 mg
52.2 mg
242
2632
Palmitoleic Acid (16:1)
3 mg
0.9 mg
85
980
Paullinic Acid (20:1)
6 mg
1.7 mg
72
468
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Linoleic Acid (18:2 n-6)
414 mg
117.4 mg
209
1980
Linolenic Acid (18:3)
112 mg
31.8 mg
189
844
Amino Acids (18)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Alanine
1 g
292 mg
24
148
Arginine
1.9 g
538.6 mg
28
121
Aspartic Acid
2.7 g
771.1 mg
37
117
Cystine
322 mg
91.3 mg
25
174
Glutamic Acid
3.8 g
1.1 g
40
260
Glycine
1 g
283.5 mg
30
159
Histidine
693 mg
196.5 mg
25
352
Isoleucine
1.1 g
300.5 mg
22
106
Leucine
1.8 g
507.5 mg
30
166
Lysine
1.7 g
487.6 mg
16
183
Methionine
210 mg
59.5 mg
54
740
Phenylalanine
1.2 g
345.9 mg
34
78
Proline
1 g
292 mg
35
165
Serine
1.1 g
323.2 mg
36
98
Threonine
882 mg
250 mg
37
215
Tryptophan
221 mg
62.7 mg
47
244
Tyrosine
658 mg
186.5 mg
43
414
Valine
1.2 g
345.9 mg
21
114
Protein (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Protein
24.6 g
7 g
36
256
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Folate, DFE
479 µg
135.8 µg
12
119
Folate, food
479 µg
135.8 µg
11
24
Folate, total
479 µg
135.8 µg
11
81
Niacin
2.6 mg
737.1 µg
52
1161
Pantothenic Acid
2.1 mg
606.7 µg
2
136
Riboflavin
211 µg
59.8 µg
55
600
Thiamin
873 µg
247.5 µg
17
145
Vitamin B6
540 µg
153.1 µg
23
443
Vitamin C
4.5 mg
1.3 mg
38
578
Fat-soluble Vitamins (6)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
alpha-Tocopherol
490 µg
138.9 µg
116
594
beta-Carotene
23 µg
6.5 µg
82
1143
gamma-Tocopherol
4.2 mg
1.2 mg
10
194
Phylloquinone
5 µg
1.4 µg
110
874
Vitamin A, IU
39 IU
11.1 IU
37
999
Vitamin A, RAE
2 µg
0.6 µg
55
711
Minerals (10)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Calcium, Ca
35 mg
9.9 mg
133
512
Copper, Cu
754 µg
213.8 µg
65
247
Iron, Fe
6.5 mg
1.8 mg
34
322
Magnesium, Mg
47 mg
13.3 mg
90
280
Manganese, Mn
1.4 mg
394.1 µg
52
235
Phosphorus, P
281 mg
79.7 mg
80
383
Potassium, K
677 mg
191.9 mg
63
256
Selenium, Se
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
110
698
Sodium, Na
6 mg
1.7 mg
246
1148
Zinc, Zn
3.3 mg
927 µg
45
586
Other Micronutrients (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Choline
96.4 mg
27.3 mg
14
203
Water (1)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Water
8.3 g
2.3 g
321
2255
Other (3)per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
Cat.
Rank
Foods
Ash
2.7 g
768.3 mg
65
389
Kcal (Energy)
352 kcal
99.8 kcal
39
336
KJ (Energy)
1,470 kj
416.7 kj
30
159
Figure 3. Nutritional profile of raw lentils with 68 nutrient values.

Foods Available Online

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Common Serving Sizes Of Raw Lentils

Here's some of the different portion/serving sizes to get a sense of the weight.

Amount / MeasurementWeight in GrWeight in Oz
Tablespoon12.0 g0.4 oz
Cup192.0 g6.8 oz
Figure 4. Common serving sizes of raw lentils

11 Similar Legumes or Legume Products

Explore the nutrient content of similar legumes and legume products below by clicking on their names.

Similar Legumes and Legume Products 1 - 11

Click on a food to explore all of the nutrients it contains.

Dry LentilsNo of
Nutrients
(Made With Animal Fat Or Meat Drippings)
45
(Made With Margarine)
46
(Made With Oil)
39
(Made Without Fat)
39
(Unspecified If Cooking Fat Added)
39
LentilsNo of
Nutrients
(With Salt, Mature Seeds)
62
(Without Salt, Mature Seeds)
62
(Made With Unspecified Fat)
39
(From Canned)
39
(Not Further Specified)
39
(Pink Or Red)
69
Figure 5. Similar legumes and legume products 1 to 11.

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