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Falafel vs Yardlong bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean contains less Sodium (difference - 290mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.278g)
Which food is cheaper?
Yardlong bean
Yardlong bean is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
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)
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 Yardlong bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals 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 Yardlong bean
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
17
Yardlong bean
Mineral Summary Score
43
Falafel
14
Yardlong bean

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 Iron +627.7%
Contains more Potassium +143.8%
Contains more Magnesium +86.4%
Contains more Copper +437.5%
Contains more Zinc +305.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +225.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Calcium - 50
Contains more Iron +627.7%
Contains more Potassium +143.8%
Contains more Magnesium +86.4%
Contains more Copper +437.5%
Contains more Zinc +305.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +225.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Calcium - 50

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +430.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +420.8%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1075%
Contains more Vitamin A +6553.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +36.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +430.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +420.8%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +1075%
Contains more Vitamin A +6553.8%

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
17%
Yardlong bean
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
8%
Yardlong bean
Fats
82%
Falafel
2%
Yardlong bean

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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 Yardlong bean Opinion
Calories 333 47 Falafel
Protein 13.31 2.8 Falafel
Fats 17.8 0.4 Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6 18.8 Yardlong bean
Carbs 31.84 8.35 Falafel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.42 0.47 Falafel
Calcium 54 50 Falafel
Potassium 585 240 Falafel
Magnesium 82 44 Falafel
Sugars
Fiber
Copper 0.258 0.048 Falafel
Zinc 1.5 0.37 Falafel
Starch
Phosphorus 192 59 Falafel
Sodium 294 4 Yardlong bean
Vitamin A 13 865 Yardlong bean
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.146 0.107 Falafel
Vitamin B2 0.166 0.11 Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044 0.41 Falafel
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.055 Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.125 0.024 Falafel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 15 0 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 2.383 0.105 Yardlong bean
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171 0.036 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16 0.169 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.134 0.032 Falafel
Threonine 0.492 0.104 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567 0.15 Falafel
Leucine 0.944 0.2 Falafel
Lysine 0.856 0.184 Falafel
Methionine 0.187 0.04 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.707 0.154 Falafel
Valine 0.562 0.162 Falafel
Histidine 0.364 0.09 Falafel
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