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Falafel vs Oat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oat
Oat contains less Sodium (difference - 292mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oat
Oat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.166g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oat
Oat is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oat
Oat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Falafel Oat
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugars Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Falafel Oat
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
21
Oat
Mineral Summary Score
43
Falafel
74
Oat

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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6
Oat
Contains more Potassium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +38%
Contains more Magnesium +115.9%
Contains more Copper +142.6%
Contains more Zinc +164.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +172.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Equal in Calcium - 54
Contains more Potassium +36.4%
Contains more Iron +38%
Contains more Magnesium +115.9%
Contains more Copper +142.6%
Contains more Zinc +164.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +172.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Equal in Calcium - 54

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
:
2
Oat
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.961
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.119
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.961
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.119

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
101%
Oat
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
66%
Oat
Fats
82%
Falafel
32%
Oat

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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 Oat Opinion
Calories 333 389 Oat
Protein 13.31 16.89 Oat
Fats 17.8 6.9 Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6 0 Falafel
Carbs 31.84 66.27 Oat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.42 4.72 Oat
Calcium 54 54
Potassium 585 429 Falafel
Magnesium 82 177 Oat
Sugars
Fiber 10.6 Oat
Copper 0.258 0.626 Oat
Zinc 1.5 3.97 Oat
Starch
Phosphorus 192 523 Oat
Sodium 294 2 Oat
Vitamin A 13 0 Falafel
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.146 0.763 Oat
Vitamin B2 0.166 0.139 Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044 0.961 Falafel
Vitamin B5 0.292 1.349 Oat
Vitamin B6 0.125 0.119 Falafel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 15 0 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Oat
Saturated Fat 2.383 1.217 Oat
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171 2.178 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16 2.535 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.134 0.234 Oat
Threonine 0.492 0.575 Oat
Isoleucine 0.567 0.694 Oat
Leucine 0.944 1.284 Oat
Lysine 0.856 0.701 Falafel
Methionine 0.187 0.312 Oat
Phenylalanine 0.707 0.895 Oat
Valine 0.562 0.937 Oat
Histidine 0.364 0.405 Oat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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