Lentils: nutrition facts

Lentils are a type of food categorized among legumes. One portion of Lentils (considering as a portion 1 cup, meaning more or less 198 grams of Lentils) contains around 230 calories.

When compared to other legumes, Lentils have less caloriess than the average of legumes, as they contain 116 calories per 100 grams, while other foods like the Lentils have much more calories.

Recipes with Lentils

You can use Lentils as an ingredient for the next recipes:

Lentils as natural remedy

Lentils can be used as a natural remedy to treat the next diseases:

Lentils nutritional facts

1 serving (198 gr.) 100 gr.
Calories230 kcal116 kcal
Lipids0.75 g0.38 g
Saturated Fat0.105 g0.053 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0.346 g0.175 g
Monounsaturated Fat0.127 g0.064 g
Protein17.86 g9.02 g
Carbohydrate39.86 g20.13 g
Sugars3.56 g1.8 g
Fiber15.6 g7.9 g
Cholesterol-- mg-- mg
Calcium38 mg19 mg
Iron6.59 mg3.33 mg
Sodio4 mg2 mg
Potassium731 mg369 mg
Magnesium71 mg36 mg
Phosphorus356 mg180 mg
Zinc2.51 mg1.27 mg
Vitamin A16 IU8 IU
Vitamin C3.0 mg1.5 mg
Vitamin D0.0 µg0 µg
Vitamin B1 (Thiamine)0.335 mg0.169 mg
Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)0.145 mg0.073 mg
Vitamin B3 (Niacin)2.099 mg1.06 mg
Vitamin B5 (Pantothenic Acid )1.263 mg0.638 mg
Vitamin B60.352 mg0.178 mg
Vitamin B12 (Cobalamin)0.00 µg0 µg
Vitamin E0.22 mg0.11 mg
Vitamin K3.4 µg1.7 µg
Choline64.7 mg32.7 mg
Arginine1.380 g0.697 g
Tyrosine0.477 g0.241 g
Folic Acid358 µg181 µg
Beta Carotene10 µg5 µg
Water137.89 g69.64 g
Caffeine0 mg0 mg

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