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Falafel vs Bread - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sugars (difference - 6.42g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sodium (difference - 307mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 34)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bread
Bread is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.394g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bread
Bread is cheaper (difference - $3.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bread
Bread is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
?
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.
Falafel Bread
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Falafel Bread
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
10
Falafel
27
Bread
Mineral Summary Score
43
Falafel
46
Bread

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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Bread
Contains more Potassium +162.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39%
Contains more Copper +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.1%
Contains more Iron +19.6%
Contains more Calcium +205.6%
Equal in Zinc - 1.47
Equal in Phosphorus - 188
Contains more Potassium +162.3%
Contains more Magnesium +39%
Contains more Copper +30.3%
Contains less Sodium -51.1%
Contains more Iron +19.6%
Contains more Calcium +205.6%
Equal in Zinc - 1.47
Equal in Phosphorus - 188

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
:
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Bread
Contains more Vitamin C +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +498.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +700%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +130.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +498.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +56.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +22.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +33.3%

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
80%
Falafel
78%
Bread
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
56%
Bread
Fats
82%
Falafel
20%
Bread

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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 Falafel Bread Opinion
Calories 333 313 Falafel
Protein 13.31 12.96 Falafel
Fats 17.8 4.27 Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6 0.2 Falafel
Carbs 31.84 55.77 Bread
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.42 4.09 Bread
Calcium 54 165 Bread
Potassium 585 223 Falafel
Magnesium 82 59 Falafel
Sugars 6.42 Bread
Fiber 4.7 Bread
Copper 0.258 0.198 Falafel
Zinc 1.5 1.47 Falafel
Starch
Phosphorus 192 188 Falafel
Sodium 294 601 Falafel
Vitamin A 13 0 Falafel
Vitamin E 0.24 Bread
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.146 0.439 Bread
Vitamin B2 0.166 0.382 Bread
Vitamin B3 1.044 6.25 Bread
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.456 Bread
Vitamin B6 0.125 0.153 Bread
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.7 Bread
Folic acid (B9) 15 20 Bread
Trans Fat 0 Bread
Saturated Fat 2.383 0.989 Bread
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171 1.019 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16 1.72 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.134 0.092 Falafel
Threonine 0.492 0.299 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567 0.258 Falafel
Leucine 0.944 0.461 Falafel
Lysine 0.856 0.215 Falafel
Methionine 0.187 0.105 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.707 0.315 Falafel
Valine 0.562 0.31 Falafel
Histidine 0.364 0.15 Falafel
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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