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Table 2 Macronutrient and micronutrient content of the two lentil types

From: A high-selenium lentil dietary intervention in Bangladesh to counteract arsenic toxicity: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial

Macronutrients Measure Sask. lentils Idaho lentils
Protein % by weight 26.22 27.73
Starch % by weight 38.00 37.00
TDF % by weight 8.48 6.66
Fat % by weight 0.78 0.77
Ash % by weight 2.77 3.16
Phytochemicals   
 Phytic acid g/kg 0.61 0.72
Minerals   
 Calcium mg/kg 327.88 377.51
 Potassium g/kg 10.45 10.94
 Sodium mg/kg 71.74 75.00
 Magnesium mg/kg 786.30 943.00
 Copper mg/kg 9.34 11.44
 Iron mg/kg 75.75 65.3
 Zinc mg/kg 42.15 51.9
 Manganese mg/kg 16.95 14.61
 Selenium mg/kg 0.854 0.029
 Arsenic mg/kg <0.001 <0.001
  1. Abbreviation: TDF total digestible fiber