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Sesame vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Sesame
Sesame is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Sesame
Sesame contains less Sodium (difference - 283mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sugars (difference - 0.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.574g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
?
The foods have equal glycemic indexes (35)
Which food is cheaper?
?
The foods are relatively equal in price ($4)
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.
Sesame Falafel
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in glycemic index Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Sesame Falafel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
33
Sesame
10
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
224
Sesame
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
Sesame
7
:
Contains more Iron +325.4%
Contains more Calcium +1705.6%
Contains more Magnesium +328%
Contains more Copper +1482.2%
Contains more Zinc +416.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +227.6%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Potassium +25%
Contains more Iron +325.4%
Contains more Calcium +1705.6%
Contains more Magnesium +328%
Contains more Copper +1482.2%
Contains more Zinc +416.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +227.6%
Contains less Sodium -96.3%
Contains more Potassium +25%

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
Sesame
6
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +441.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +332.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +532%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +484%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +441.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +48.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +332.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +532%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +44.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +484%
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
106%
Sesame
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
23%
Sesame
32%
Falafel
Fats
229%
Sesame
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 Sesame Falafel Opinion
Calories 573 333 Sesame
Protein 17.73 13.31 Sesame
Fats 49.67 17.8 Sesame
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 23.45 31.84 Falafel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 14.55 3.42 Sesame
Calcium 975 54 Sesame
Potassium 468 585 Falafel
Magnesium 351 82 Sesame
Sugars 0.3 Sesame
Fiber 11.8 Sesame
Copper 4.082 0.258 Sesame
Zinc 7.75 1.5 Sesame
Starch
Phosphorus 629 192 Sesame
Sodium 11 294 Sesame
Vitamin A 9 13 Falafel
Vitamin E 0.25 Sesame
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.791 0.146 Sesame
Vitamin B2 0.247 0.166 Sesame
Vitamin B3 4.515 1.044 Sesame
Vitamin B5 0.05 0.292 Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.79 0.125 Sesame
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Sesame
Folic acid (B9) 0 15 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Sesame
Saturated Fat 6.957 2.383 Falafel
Monounsaturated Fat 18.759 10.171 Sesame
Polyunsaturated fat 21.773 4.16 Sesame
Tryptophan 0.388 0.134 Sesame
Threonine 0.736 0.492 Sesame
Isoleucine 0.763 0.567 Sesame
Leucine 1.358 0.944 Sesame
Lysine 0.569 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.586 0.187 Sesame
Phenylalanine 0.94 0.707 Sesame
Valine 0.99 0.562 Sesame
Histidine 0.522 0.364 Sesame
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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