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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 first-rate (Top 25) for one nutrient:

Also, when compared to all foods, it ranks notably well (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 very high (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

  • Folate, food (Water-soluble Vitamins)
  • Folate, total (Water-soluble Vitamins)
  • Folate, DFE (Water-soluble Vitamins)
  • Choline (Other Micronutrients)

You can find these and more nutrient rankings below.


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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!


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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

Nutrients (68)
per
100g
per
Oz
Rank
In
Cat.
Rank
All
Foods
Carbohydrates (7)
10.7 g
3 g
29
140
270 mg
76.5 mg
5
376
300 mg
85 mg
3
184
49.9 g
14.1 g
1
73
1.5 g
416.7 mg
15
323
2 g
575.5 mg
130
1473
Fatty Acids (4)
154 mg
43.7 mg
266
2653
1.1 g
300.5 mg
276
1642
Saturated Fats (3)
3 mg
0.9 mg
89
1147
136 mg
38.6 mg
259
2140
15 mg
4.3 mg
222
1676
Monounsaturated Fats (3)
184 mg
52.2 mg
242
2632
6 mg
1.7 mg
72
468
Polyunsaturated Fats (2)
414 mg
117.4 mg
209
1980
112 mg
31.8 mg
189
844
Amino Acids (18)
1 g
292 mg
24
148
1.9 g
538.6 mg
28
121
2.7 g
771.1 mg
37
117
322 mg
91.3 mg
25
174
3.8 g
1.1 g
40
260
1 g
283.5 mg
30
159
693 mg
196.5 mg
25
352
1.1 g
300.5 mg
22
106
1.8 g
507.5 mg
30
166
1.7 g
487.6 mg
16
183
210 mg
59.5 mg
54
740
1.2 g
345.9 mg
34
78
1 g
292 mg
35
165
1.1 g
323.2 mg
36
98
882 mg
250 mg
37
215
221 mg
62.7 mg
47
244
658 mg
186.5 mg
43
414
1.2 g
345.9 mg
21
114
Protein (1)
24.6 g
7 g
36
256
Water-soluble Vitamins (9)
479 µg
135.8 µg
12
119
479 µg
135.8 µg
11
24
479 µg
135.8 µg
11
81
2.6 mg
737.1 µg
52
1161
2.1 mg
606.7 µg
2
136
211 µg
59.8 µg
55
600
873 µg
247.5 µg
17
145
540 µg
153.1 µg
23
443
4.5 mg
1.3 mg
38
578
Fat-soluble Vitamins (6)
490 µg
138.9 µg
116
594
23 µg
6.5 µg
82
1143
4.2 mg
1.2 mg
10
194
5 µg
1.4 µg
110
874
39 IU
11.1 IU
37
999
2 µg
0.6 µg
55
711
Minerals (10)
35 mg
9.9 mg
133
512
754 µg
213.8 µg
65
247
6.5 mg
1.8 mg
34
322
47 mg
13.3 mg
90
280
1.4 mg
394.1 µg
52
235
281 mg
79.7 mg
80
383
677 mg
191.9 mg
63
256
0.1 µg
0.03 µg
110
698
6 mg
1.7 mg
246
1148
3.3 mg
927 µg
45
586
Other Micronutrients (1)
96.4 mg
27.3 mg
14
203
Water (1)
8.3 g
2.3 g
321
2255
Other (3)
2.7 g
768.3 mg
65
389
352 kcal
99.8 kcal
39
336
1,470 kj
416.7 kj
30
159
Figure 1. 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

Similar Legumes or Legume Products

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

FoodNutrients
Dry Lentils (5)
(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

Lentils (6)
(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

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