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Falafel vs Porridge - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sodium (difference - 288mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.35g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sugars (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
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 contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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 Porridge
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Falafel Porridge
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
3
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
43
Falafel
13
Porridge

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 Potassium +3556.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1540%
Contains more Copper +545%
Contains more Zinc +1053.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +1180%
Contains more Calcium +61.1%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Equal in Iron - 3.74
Contains more Potassium +3556.3%
Contains more Magnesium +1540%
Contains more Copper +545%
Contains more Zinc +1053.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +1180%
Contains more Calcium +61.1%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Equal in Iron - 3.74

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +165.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +564%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +861.5%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +87.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +165.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +564%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +311.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +861.5%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +87.5%

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
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
11%
Porridge
Fats
82%
Falafel
1%
Porridge

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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 Porridge Opinion
Calories 333 50 Falafel
Protein 13.31 1.44 Falafel
Fats 17.8 0.21 Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6 0 Falafel
Carbs 31.84 10.52 Falafel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.42 3.74 Porridge
Calcium 54 87 Porridge
Potassium 585 16 Falafel
Magnesium 82 5 Falafel
Sugars 0.03 Porridge
Fiber 0.5 Porridge
Copper 0.258 0.04 Falafel
Zinc 1.5 0.13 Falafel
Starch
Phosphorus 192 15 Falafel
Sodium 294 6 Porridge
Vitamin A 13 0 Falafel
Vitamin E 0.02 Porridge
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.146 0.055 Falafel
Vitamin B2 0.166 0.025 Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044 0.52 Falafel
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.071 Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.125 0.013 Falafel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 Porridge
Folic acid (B9) 15 8 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Porridge
Saturated Fat 2.383 0.033 Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171 0.028 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16 0.114 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.134 0.02 Falafel
Threonine 0.492 0.045 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567 0.063 Falafel
Leucine 0.944 0.11 Falafel
Lysine 0.856 0.037 Falafel
Methionine 0.187 0.027 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.707 0.078 Falafel
Valine 0.562 0.07 Falafel
Histidine 0.364 0.033 Falafel
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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