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Cereal vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sugars (difference - 10.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sodium (difference - 501mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.123g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cereal
Cereal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Cereal Falafel
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cereal 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
304
Cereal
10
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
111
Cereal
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
Cereal
2
:
Contains more Iron +895.9%
Contains more Zinc +406.7%
Contains more Calcium +440%
Contains more Potassium +457.1%
Contains more Magnesium +331.6%
Contains more Copper +88.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +149.4%
Contains less Sodium -63%
Contains more Iron +895.9%
Contains more Zinc +406.7%
Contains more Calcium +440%
Contains more Potassium +457.1%
Contains more Magnesium +331.6%
Contains more Copper +88.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +149.4%
Contains less Sodium -63%

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
Cereal
8
:
Contains more Vitamin C +2306.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +21376.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4206.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2231.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2737.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4688.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +2306.3%
Contains more Vitamin A +21376.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +4206.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2231.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2737.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4688.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.2%

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
36%
Cereal
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
87%
Cereal
32%
Falafel
Fats
5%
Cereal
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 Cereal Falafel Opinion
Calories 378 333 Cereal
Protein 6.06 13.31 Falafel
Fats 1.08 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 38.5 1.6 Cereal
Carbs 86.85 31.84 Cereal
Cholesterol 0 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Iron 34.06 3.42 Cereal
Calcium 10 54 Falafel
Potassium 105 585 Falafel
Magnesium 19 82 Falafel
Sugars 10.35 Cereal
Fiber 1.4 Cereal
Copper 0.137 0.258 Falafel
Zinc 7.6 1.5 Cereal
Starch
Phosphorus 77 192 Falafel
Sodium 795 294 Falafel
Vitamin A 2792 13 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.08 Cereal
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Vitamin B1 6.288 0.146 Cereal
Vitamin B2 3.87 0.166 Cereal
Vitamin B3 29.62 1.044 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.226 0.292 Falafel
Vitamin B6 5.986 0.125 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0 Falafel
Vitamin K 0 Cereal
Folic acid (B9) 15 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.26 2.383 Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.204 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.354 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.066 0.134 Falafel
Threonine 0.241 0.492 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.26 0.567 Falafel
Leucine 0.767 0.944 Falafel
Lysine 0.113 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.13 0.187 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.365 0.707 Falafel
Valine 0.344 0.562 Falafel
Histidine 0.162 0.364 Falafel
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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