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Wild rice vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Wild rice
Wild rice contains less Sodium (difference - 287mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wild rice
Wild rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.227g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wild rice
Wild rice is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Wild rice
Wild rice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sugars (difference - 2.5g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
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.
Wild rice Falafel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index 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
Wild rice 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
23
Wild rice
10
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
67
Wild rice
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 Magnesium +115.9%
Contains more Copper +103.1%
Contains more Zinc +297.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +125.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Iron +74.5%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
Contains more Potassium +37%
Contains more Magnesium +115.9%
Contains more Copper +103.1%
Contains more Zinc +297.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +125.5%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Iron +74.5%
Contains more Calcium +157.1%
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
:
Contains more Vitamin A +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +544.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +267.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +57.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +544.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +267.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +212.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +27%
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
88%
Wild rice
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
75%
Wild rice
32%
Falafel
Fats
5%
Wild rice
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 Wild rice Falafel Opinion
Calories 357 333 Wild rice
Protein 14.73 13.31 Wild rice
Fats 1.08 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 74.9 31.84 Wild rice
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.96 3.42 Falafel
Calcium 21 54 Falafel
Potassium 427 585 Falafel
Magnesium 177 82 Wild rice
Sugars 2.5 Wild rice
Fiber 6.2 Wild rice
Copper 0.524 0.258 Wild rice
Zinc 5.96 1.5 Wild rice
Starch
Phosphorus 433 192 Wild rice
Sodium 7 294 Wild rice
Vitamin A 19 13 Wild rice
Vitamin E 0.82 Wild rice
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.115 0.146 Falafel
Vitamin B2 0.262 0.166 Wild rice
Vitamin B3 6.733 1.044 Wild rice
Vitamin B5 1.074 0.292 Wild rice
Vitamin B6 0.391 0.125 Wild rice
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 Wild rice
Folic acid (B9) 0 15 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Wild rice
Saturated Fat 0.156 2.383 Wild rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.159 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.676 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.179 0.134 Wild rice
Threonine 0.469 0.492 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.618 0.567 Wild rice
Leucine 1.018 0.944 Wild rice
Lysine 0.629 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.438 0.187 Wild rice
Phenylalanine 0.721 0.707 Wild rice
Valine 0.858 0.562 Wild rice
Histidine 0.384 0.364 Wild rice
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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