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Teff vs Falafel - 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.
Teff Falafel
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
Teff 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
24
Teff
10
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
85
Teff
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
Teff
7
:
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%
Contains more Potassium +37%

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
Teff
7
:
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%
Contains more Vitamin A +44.4%

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%
Teff
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
73%
Teff
32%
Falafel
Fats
11%
Teff
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 Teff Falafel Opinion
Calories 367 333 Teff
Protein 13.3 13.31 Falafel
Fats 2.38 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 73.13 31.84 Teff
Cholesterol 0 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Iron 7.63 3.42 Teff
Calcium 180 54 Teff
Potassium 427 585 Falafel
Magnesium 184 82 Teff
Sugars 1.84 Teff
Fiber 8 Teff
Copper 0.81 0.258 Teff
Zinc 3.63 1.5 Teff
Starch 36.56 Teff
Phosphorus 429 192 Teff
Sodium 12 294 Teff
Vitamin A 9 13 Falafel
Vitamin E 0.08 Teff
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.146 Teff
Vitamin B2 0.27 0.166 Teff
Vitamin B3 3.363 1.044 Teff
Vitamin B5 0.942 0.292 Teff
Vitamin B6 0.482 0.125 Teff
Vitamin B12 0 Falafel
Vitamin K 1.9 Teff
Folic acid (B9) 15 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Teff
Saturated Fat 0.449 2.383 Teff
Monounsaturated Fat 0.589 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 1.071 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.139 0.134 Teff
Threonine 0.51 0.492 Teff
Isoleucine 0.501 0.567 Falafel
Leucine 1.068 0.944 Teff
Lysine 0.376 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.428 0.187 Teff
Phenylalanine 0.698 0.707 Falafel
Valine 0.686 0.562 Teff
Histidine 0.301 0.364 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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