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Falafel vs Spätzle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Spätzle
Spätzle contains less Sodium (difference - 129mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.964g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spätzle
Spätzle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Spätzle
Spätzle is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
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

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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
:
Contains more Iron +470%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +1439.5%
Contains more Magnesium +290.5%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.6%
Contains less Sodium -43.9%
Contains more Iron +470%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +1439.5%
Contains more Magnesium +290.5%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.6%
Contains less Sodium -43.9%

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 B1 +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +730%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.7%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +386.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +730%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +161%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.7%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263

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
27%
Spätzle
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
25%
Spätzle
Fats
82%
Falafel
10%
Spätzle

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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 Spätzle Opinion
Calories 333 138 Falafel
Protein 13.31 4.54 Falafel
Fats 17.8 2.07 Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6 0 Falafel
Carbs 31.84 25.16 Falafel
Cholesterol 0 29 Falafel
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Iron 3.42 0.6 Falafel
Calcium 54 12 Falafel
Potassium 585 38 Falafel
Magnesium 82 21 Falafel
Sugars 0.4 Spätzle
Fiber 1.2 Spätzle
Copper 0.258 0.098 Falafel
Zinc 1.5 0.65 Falafel
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Phosphorus 192 76 Falafel
Sodium 294 165 Spätzle
Vitamin A 13 21 Spätzle
Vitamin E 0.17 Spätzle
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.146 0.03 Falafel
Vitamin B2 0.166 0.02 Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044 0.4 Falafel
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.263 Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.125 0.046 Falafel
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Spätzle
Vitamin K 0 Spätzle
Folic acid (B9) 15 0 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 0.029 Falafel
Saturated Fat 2.383 0.419 Spätzle
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171 0.581 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16 0.552 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.134 0.043 Falafel
Threonine 0.492 0.138 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567 0.19 Falafel
Leucine 0.944 0.365 Falafel
Lysine 0.856 0.137 Falafel
Methionine 0.187 0.086 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.707 0.24 Falafel
Valine 0.562 0.22 Falafel
Histidine 0.364 0.121 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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