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Bran vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sugars (difference - 1.45g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 290mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bran
Bran is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.055g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
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.
Bran Falafel
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Bran Falafel
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
32
Bran
10
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
84
Bran
43
Falafel

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
Bran
7
:
Contains more Iron +58.2%
Contains more Magnesium +186.6%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Contains more Zinc +107.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +282.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Calcium - 54
Equal in Potassium - 585
Contains more Iron +58.2%
Contains more Magnesium +186.6%
Contains more Copper +56.2%
Contains more Zinc +107.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +282.3%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Calcium - 54
Equal in Potassium - 585

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
Bran
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +701.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +411.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.8%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +701.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +411.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +32%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.8%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
104%
Bran
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
66%
Bran
32%
Falafel
Fats
32%
Bran
82%
Falafel

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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 Bran Falafel Opinion
Calories 246 333 Falafel
Protein 17.3 13.31 Bran
Fats 7.03 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 66.22 31.84 Bran
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.41 3.42 Bran
Calcium 58 54 Bran
Potassium 566 585 Falafel
Magnesium 235 82 Bran
Sugars 1.45 Bran
Fiber 15.4 Bran
Copper 0.403 0.258 Bran
Zinc 3.11 1.5 Bran
Starch
Phosphorus 734 192 Bran
Sodium 4 294 Bran
Vitamin A 0 13 Falafel
Vitamin E 1.01 Bran
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.17 0.146 Bran
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.166 Bran
Vitamin B3 0.934 1.044 Falafel
Vitamin B5 1.494 0.292 Bran
Vitamin B6 0.165 0.125 Bran
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 3.2 Bran
Folic acid (B9) 0 15 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Bran
Saturated Fat 1.328 2.383 Bran
Monounsaturated Fat 2.376 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 2.766 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.335 0.134 Bran
Threonine 0.502 0.492 Bran
Isoleucine 0.668 0.567 Bran
Leucine 1.374 0.944 Bran
Lysine 0.76 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.335 0.187 Bran
Phenylalanine 0.908 0.707 Bran
Valine 0.964 0.562 Bran
Histidine 0.41 0.364 Bran
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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