Welcome to the nutritional fiber content in 4 different types of lentils, ranging from 30.5 to 7.9 g per 100g. The basic amount from the general description of lentils is Lentils, raw which in 100g contains 30.5 g of fiber.
As a source of fiber, this corresponds to 122 % of the Recommended Daily Allowance or RDA. For this serving in your diet, the amount of Calories is 353 kcal (18% RDA), the amount of Protein is 25.8 g (46% RDA), the amount of Fat is 1.06 g (2% RDA) and the amount of Carbohydrate is 60.08 g (46% RDA).
The fiber amounts and nutrition facts for 100g is shown in the bar chart below as percentages of the recommended daily allowance.
For the food Lentils, raw the typical serving size is 1 cup (or 192 g) which contains 58.56 g of Fiber. The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 234 %. In terms of the gram weight and total content for this serving the Calories content is 677.76 kcal, the Protein content is 49.54 g, the Fat content is 2.04 g and the Carbohydrate content is 115.35 g.
The amount of protein, fat and carbs from this food is measured as a gram weight value although it is also useful to give the calories from these macronutrients. For this serving in your diet here are the macronutrient calories. From protein the number of calories is 198.2 (kcal).The number of calories from Fat is 18.4 (kcal).The total calories from carbohydrate is 461.4 (kcal).
This list of 4 types of lentils, is brought to you by www.dietandfitnesstoday.com and ranges from Lentils, raw through to Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, with salt where all food items are ranked by the content or amount per 100g. The nutritional fiber content can be scaled by the amount in grams, oz or typical serving sizes. Simply click on a food item or beverage from the list at the bottom of the page to give a full dietary nutritional breakdown to answer the question how much fiber in lentils.
The list below gives the total fiber content in the 4 items from the general description 'lentils' each of which show the fiber amount as well as Calories, Protein, Fat and Carbohydrate. The top 4 food items are shown in the graph below, to give a quick and easy dietary comparison for the different items, where each item is listed at the bottom of the page with a nutritional summary.
The level of fiber can be affected by the method of storage for example canned or frozen and also by the method of preparation for example either raw, cooked or fried. The total food items which are raw is 2 items. The highest amount of fiber from the 2 raw items is in Lentils, raw where the content is 30.5 g per 100g. The number of food items which are cooked are 2 items. The highest amount of fiber from the 2 cooked items is in Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt where the amount is 7.9 g per 100g. Comparing raw and cooked lentils shows that cooking can change the levels of fiber by 22.6 g in a 100g serving.
Average Content for lentilsThe average (or more correctly the arithmetic mean) amount of fiber contained in 100g of lentils, based on the list below of 4 different items under the general description of lentils, is 14.28 g of fiber. This average value corresponds to 57.12 % of the recommended dietary allowance (or RDA) in your diet. The averages for the different nutrients are as follows; the average amount of Calories is 232.00 kcal, the average amount of Protein is 17.20 g, the average amount of Fat is 1.00 g and the average amount of Carbohydrate is 39.73 g.
Median AmountThe median value of Fiber is found in Lentils, pink, raw which in 100g contains 10.8 g of Fiber. This corresponds to 43 % of the recommended daily allowance. For this serving the amount of Calories is 345 kcal, the amount of Protein is 24.95 g, the amount of Fat is 2.17 g and the amount of Carbohydrate is 59.15 g.
Highest fiber Content per 100g
Using the list below for the 4 different lentils nutrition entries in our database, the highest amount of fiber is found in Lentils, raw which contains 30.5 g of fiber per 100g. The associated percentage of RDA is 122 %. For this 100g serving the Calories content is 353 kcal, the Protein content is 25.8 g, the Fat content is 1.06 g, the Carbohydrate content is 60.08 g.
The lowest amount of fiber is in Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, with salt which in 100g contains 7.9 g of fiber. This gives as percentage of the recommended daily allowance 32 % of the RDA. For this 100g serving the amount of Calories is 114 kcal, the amount of Protein is 9.02 g, the amount of Fat is 0.38 g, the amount of Carbohydrate is 19.54 g.
The difference between the highest and lowest values gives a fiber range of 22.6 g per 100g. The range for the other nutrients are as follows; 239 kcal for Calories, 16.78 g for Protein, 0.68 g for Fat, 40.54 g for Carbohydrate.
Highest Amount of fiber per Serving
Please remember that the above gives an accurate value in 100g for high fiber foods in your diet. For example 100g of Lentils, raw contains 30.5 g of fiber. However, there are other factors to consider when you are assessing your nutritional requirements. You should also take into account portion sizes when you are considering the fiber nutritional content.
The food with the highest fiber content per typical serving is Lentils, raw which contains 58.56 g in 1 cup (or 192 g). The precentage of the recommended daily value for this serving is 234 %. For this serving the Calories content is 677.76 kcal, the Protein content is 49.54 g, the Fat content is 2.04 g and the Carbohydrate content is 115.35 g.
Nutritional Information SummaryFrom the list below you can find a full nutrition facts breakdown for all foods containing fiber which can be scaled for different servings and quantities. We have also sorted our complete nutritional information and vitamin database of over 7000 foods, to give a list of fiber rich foods.