Food profile: Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled

Full name: Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt

Category: Legumes

Efficiency: 0.36.

Amino Acid Score: 53.

Amino acid quantities (g per 100 g)

In relative terms, this food in particularly poor in methionine and rich in phenylalanine.

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General nutritional values

Macronutrient quantities (g) per 100 g

Energy: 116 kcal for 100 g.

31.1 percents of proteins in total calories.

Table of nutritional values

Ratio of essential amino acids to total protein (mg/g)

Amino acid In food Required
(g/kg protein) (g/kg protein)
methionine 8.5 16
methionine + cysteine 21.6 22
leucine 72.5 59
valine 49.7 39
isoleucine 43.2 30
tryptophan 9.0 6
lysine 69.8 45
threonine 35.8 23
histidine 28.2 15
phenylalanine + tyrosine 76.1 30

Food pairs including this food

PairBest efficiencyAmino profile similarity
Carrots, raw-Lentils, mature seeds 0.430.39
Seeds, hemp seed-Lentils, mature seeds 0.800.35
Amaranth grain, uncooked-Lentils, mature seeds 0.730.74
Millet, cooked-Lentils, mature seeds 0.61-0.11

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