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Oat vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Oat
Oat contains less Sodium (difference - 292mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oat
Oat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.166g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oat
Oat is cheaper (difference - $3.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oat
Oat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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.
Oat Falafel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Oat 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
21
Oat
10
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
74
Oat
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
Oat
6
:
Contains more Iron +38%
Contains more Magnesium +115.9%
Contains more Copper +142.6%
Contains more Zinc +164.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +172.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.4%
Equal in Calcium - 54
Contains more Iron +38%
Contains more Magnesium +115.9%
Contains more Copper +142.6%
Contains more Zinc +164.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +172.4%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Potassium +36.4%
Equal in Calcium - 54

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
Oat
2
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.044
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.125
Contains more Vitamin B1 +422.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +362%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +19.4%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 1.044
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.125

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
101%
Oat
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
66%
Oat
32%
Falafel
Fats
32%
Oat
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 Oat Falafel Opinion
Calories 389 333 Oat
Protein 16.89 13.31 Oat
Fats 6.9 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 66.27 31.84 Oat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.72 3.42 Oat
Calcium 54 54
Potassium 429 585 Falafel
Magnesium 177 82 Oat
Sugars
Fiber 10.6 Oat
Copper 0.626 0.258 Oat
Zinc 3.97 1.5 Oat
Starch
Phosphorus 523 192 Oat
Sodium 2 294 Oat
Vitamin A 0 13 Falafel
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.763 0.146 Oat
Vitamin B2 0.139 0.166 Falafel
Vitamin B3 0.961 1.044 Falafel
Vitamin B5 1.349 0.292 Oat
Vitamin B6 0.119 0.125 Falafel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 15 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Oat
Saturated Fat 1.217 2.383 Oat
Monounsaturated Fat 2.178 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 2.535 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.234 0.134 Oat
Threonine 0.575 0.492 Oat
Isoleucine 0.694 0.567 Oat
Leucine 1.284 0.944 Oat
Lysine 0.701 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.312 0.187 Oat
Phenylalanine 0.895 0.707 Oat
Valine 0.937 0.562 Oat
Histidine 0.405 0.364 Oat
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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