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Falafel vs Spelt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Spelt
Spelt contains less Sodium (difference - 286mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spelt
Spelt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.977g)
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sugars (difference - 6.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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 Spelt
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Falafel Spelt
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
24
Spelt
Mineral Summary Score
43
Falafel
60
Spelt

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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Spelt
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +50.8%
Contains more Iron +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.9%
Contains more Copper +98.1%
Contains more Zinc +118.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +50.8%
Contains more Iron +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.9%
Contains more Copper +98.1%
Contains more Zinc +118.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%

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
:
6
Spelt
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.9%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +555.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.9%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +555.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84%

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
87%
Spelt
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
70%
Spelt
Fats
82%
Falafel
11%
Spelt

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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 Spelt Opinion
Calories 333 338 Spelt
Protein 13.31 14.57 Spelt
Fats 17.8 2.43 Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6 0 Falafel
Carbs 31.84 70.19 Spelt
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Iron 3.42 4.44 Spelt
Calcium 54 27 Falafel
Potassium 585 388 Falafel
Magnesium 82 136 Spelt
Sugars 6.82 Spelt
Fiber 10.7 Spelt
Copper 0.258 0.511 Spelt
Zinc 1.5 3.28 Spelt
Starch 53.92 Spelt
Phosphorus 192 401 Spelt
Sodium 294 8 Spelt
Vitamin A 13 10 Falafel
Vitamin E 0.79 Spelt
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.146 0.364 Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.166 0.113 Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044 6.843 Spelt
Vitamin B5 0.292 1.068 Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.125 0.23 Spelt
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.6 Spelt
Folic acid (B9) 15 0 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Spelt
Saturated Fat 2.383 0.406 Spelt
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171 0.445 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16 1.258 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.134 0.132 Falafel
Threonine 0.492 0.443 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567 0.552 Falafel
Leucine 0.944 1.07 Spelt
Lysine 0.856 0.409 Falafel
Methionine 0.187 0.258 Spelt
Phenylalanine 0.707 0.737 Spelt
Valine 0.562 0.681 Spelt
Histidine 0.364 0.36 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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