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Falafel vs Teff - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Teff
Teff is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Teff
Teff contains less Sodium (difference - 282mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Teff
Teff is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.934g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Teff
Teff is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Teff
Teff is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Teff
Teff is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sugars (difference - 1.84g)
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 Teff
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Falafel Teff
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
Teff
Mineral Summary Score
43
Falafel
85
Teff

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
:
7
Teff
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains more Iron +123.1%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +124.4%
Contains more Copper +214%
Contains more Zinc +142%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains more Iron +123.1%
Contains more Calcium +233.3%
Contains more Magnesium +124.4%
Contains more Copper +214%
Contains more Zinc +142%
Contains more Phosphorus +123.4%
Contains less Sodium -95.9%

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
:
7
Teff
Contains more Vitamin A +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +222.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +285.6%
Contains more Vitamin A +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +62.7%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +222.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +222.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +285.6%

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
80%
Teff
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
73%
Teff
Fats
82%
Falafel
11%
Teff

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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 Teff Opinion
Calories 333 367 Teff
Protein 13.31 13.3 Falafel
Fats 17.8 2.38 Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 31.84 73.13 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Iron 3.42 7.63 Teff
Calcium 54 180 Teff
Potassium 585 427 Falafel
Magnesium 82 184 Teff
Sugars 1.84 Teff
Fiber 8 Teff
Copper 0.258 0.81 Teff
Zinc 1.5 3.63 Teff
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 192 429 Teff
Sodium 294 12 Teff
Vitamin A 13 9 Falafel
Vitamin E 0.08 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.146 0.39 Teff
Vitamin B2 0.166 0.27 Teff
Vitamin B3 1.044 3.363 Teff
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.942 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.125 0.482 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Falafel
Vitamin K 1.9 Teff
Folic acid (B9) 15 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 2.383 0.449 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171 0.589 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16 1.071 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.134 0.139 Teff
Threonine 0.492 0.51 Teff
Isoleucine 0.567 0.501 Falafel
Leucine 0.944 1.068 Teff
Lysine 0.856 0.376 Falafel
Methionine 0.187 0.428 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.707 0.698 Falafel
Valine 0.562 0.686 Teff
Histidine 0.364 0.301 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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