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Baked beans vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sodium (difference - 128mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.435g)
Which food is cheaper?
Baked beans
Baked beans is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sugars?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugars ( g)

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Baked beans Falafel
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Baked beans Falafel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
5
Baked beans
10
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
30
Baked beans
43
Falafel

Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
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Contains more Calcium +13%
Contains more Iron +71.9%
Contains more Potassium +63.4%
Contains more Magnesium +90.7%
Contains more Copper +62.3%
Contains more Zinc +105.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.1%
Contains less Sodium -30.3%
Contains more Calcium +13%
Contains more Iron +71.9%
Contains more Potassium +63.4%
Contains more Magnesium +90.7%
Contains more Copper +62.3%
Contains more Zinc +105.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.1%
Contains less Sodium -30.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
:
Contains more Vitamin C +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.9%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.146
Contains more Vitamin C +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.9%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.146

Macronutrients Comparison

Macronutrient comparison charts compare the amount of protein, total fats and total carbohydrates in 300 grams of the food. The displayed values show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Protein
33%
Baked beans
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
22%
Baked beans
32%
Falafel
Fats
24%
Baked beans
82%
Falafel

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Baked beans Falafel Opinion
Calories 155 333 Falafel
Protein 5.54 13.31 Falafel
Fats 5.15 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 1.1 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 21.63 31.84 Falafel
Cholesterol 5 0 Falafel
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.99 3.42 Falafel
Calcium 61 54 Baked beans
Potassium 358 585 Falafel
Magnesium 43 82 Falafel
Sugars
Fiber 5.5 Baked beans
Copper 0.159 0.258 Falafel
Zinc 0.73 1.5 Falafel
Starch
Phosphorus 109 192 Falafel
Sodium 422 294 Falafel
Vitamin A 0 13 Falafel
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.136 0.146 Falafel
Vitamin B2 0.049 0.166 Falafel
Vitamin B3 0.408 1.044 Falafel
Vitamin B5 0.155 0.292 Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.09 0.125 Falafel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 15 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 1.948 2.383 Baked beans
Monounsaturated Fat 2.133 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.74 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.067 0.134 Falafel
Threonine 0.228 0.492 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.242 0.567 Falafel
Leucine 0.428 0.944 Falafel
Lysine 0.379 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.086 0.187 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.287 0.707 Falafel
Valine 0.282 0.562 Falafel
Histidine 0.153 0.364 Falafel
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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