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Wheat gluten vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten contains less Sodium (difference - 265mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.111g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
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 is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. 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.
Wheat gluten Falafel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Wheat gluten 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
0
Wheat gluten
10
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
35
Wheat gluten
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
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Contains more Iron +52%
Contains more Calcium +163%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.1%
Contains more Potassium +485%
Contains more Magnesium +228%
Contains more Copper +41.8%
Contains more Zinc +76.5%
Contains more Iron +52%
Contains more Calcium +163%
Contains more Phosphorus +35.4%
Contains less Sodium -90.1%
Contains more Potassium +485%
Contains more Magnesium +228%
Contains more Copper +41.8%
Contains more Zinc +76.5%

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
:
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
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
451%
Wheat gluten
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
14%
Wheat gluten
32%
Falafel
Fats
9%
Wheat gluten
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 Wheat gluten Falafel Opinion
Calories 370 333 Wheat gluten
Protein 75.16 13.31 Wheat gluten
Fats 1.85 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 13.79 31.84 Falafel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.2 3.42 Wheat gluten
Calcium 142 54 Wheat gluten
Potassium 100 585 Falafel
Magnesium 25 82 Falafel
Sugars 0 Wheat gluten
Fiber 0.6 Wheat gluten
Copper 0.182 0.258 Falafel
Zinc 0.85 1.5 Falafel
Starch
Phosphorus 260 192 Wheat gluten
Sodium 29 294 Wheat gluten
Vitamin A 0 13 Falafel
Vitamin E 0 Wheat gluten
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0 0.146 Falafel
Vitamin B2 0 0.166 Falafel
Vitamin B3 0 1.044 Falafel
Vitamin B5 0 0.292 Falafel
Vitamin B6 0 0.125 Falafel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Wheat gluten
Folic acid (B9) 0 15 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.272 2.383 Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 0.156 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.81 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.134 Falafel
Threonine 0.492 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567 Falafel
Leucine 0.944 Falafel
Lysine 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.187 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.707 Falafel
Valine 0.562 Falafel
Histidine 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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