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Winged bean vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Winged bean
Winged bean contains less Sodium (difference - 259mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.161g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Winged bean
Winged bean is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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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.
Winged bean Falafel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals 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
Winged bean 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
12
Winged bean
10
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
46
Winged bean
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 Copper +437.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Iron +71%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Magnesium +241.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +326.7%
Equal in Potassium - 585
Equal in Zinc - 1.5
Contains more Copper +437.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Iron +71%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Magnesium +241.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +326.7%
Equal in Potassium - 585
Equal in Zinc - 1.5

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +151.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +151.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
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
70%
Winged bean
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
28%
Winged bean
32%
Falafel
Fats
4%
Winged bean
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 Winged bean Falafel Opinion
Calories 148 333 Falafel
Protein 11.6 13.31 Falafel
Fats 0.9 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 28.1 31.84 Falafel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2 3.42 Falafel
Calcium 30 54 Falafel
Potassium 586 585 Winged bean
Magnesium 24 82 Falafel
Sugars
Fiber
Copper 1.386 0.258 Winged bean
Zinc 1.39 1.5 Falafel
Starch
Phosphorus 45 192 Falafel
Sodium 35 294 Winged bean
Vitamin A 0 13 Falafel
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.379 0.146 Winged bean
Vitamin B2 0.149 0.166 Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.64 1.044 Winged bean
Vitamin B5 0.116 0.292 Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.075 0.125 Falafel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folic acid (B9) 0 15 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.222 2.383 Winged bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.234 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.174 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.252 0.134 Winged bean
Threonine 0.451 0.492 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.425 0.567 Falafel
Leucine 0.64 0.944 Falafel
Lysine 0.592 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.143 0.187 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.451 0.707 Falafel
Valine 0.599 0.562 Winged bean
Histidine 0.241 0.364 Falafel
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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