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Alfalfa seeds vs. Truffle — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Alfalfa seeds and Truffle different?

  • Truffle has more Fiber, Selenium, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Potassium, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Calcium than Alfalfa seeds.
  • Daily need coverage for Fiber from Truffle is 273% higher.

Alfalfa seeds, sprouted, raw and Fungi, Cloud ears, dried are the varieties used in this article.

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Mineral Comparison

Mineral comparison score is based on the number of minerals by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -82.9%
Contains more Calcium +396.9%
Contains more Iron +512.5%
Contains more Magnesium +207.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.9%
Contains more Potassium +854.4%
Contains more Zinc +43.5%
Contains more Copper +16.6%
Contains more Manganese +937.8%
Contains more Selenium +7133.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 36% 20% 30% 7% 1% 26% 53% 25% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 48% 221% 60% 79% 67% 5% 37% 61% 255% 237%
Contains less Sodium -82.9%
Contains more Calcium +396.9%
Contains more Iron +512.5%
Contains more Magnesium +207.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.9%
Contains more Potassium +854.4%
Contains more Zinc +43.5%
Contains more Copper +16.6%
Contains more Manganese +937.8%
Contains more Selenium +7133.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +569.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229.4%
Equal in Folate - 38
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 10% 1% 0% 28% 19% 30% 10% 34% 8% 27% 0% 8% 77%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 4% 195% 118% 29% 26% 29% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +406.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +569.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1202.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +229.4%
Equal in Folate - 38

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +527.2%
Contains more Protein +131.8%
Contains more Carbs +3376.7%
Contains more Other +452.5%
Equal in Fats - 0.73
4% 2% 93%
Protein: 3.99 g
Fats: 0.69 g
Carbs: 2.1 g
Water: 92.82 g
Other: 0.4 g
9% 73% 15% 2%
Protein: 9.25 g
Fats: 0.73 g
Carbs: 73.01 g
Water: 14.8 g
Other: 2.21 g
Contains more Water +527.2%
Contains more Protein +131.8%
Contains more Carbs +3376.7%
Contains more Other +452.5%
Equal in Fats - 0.73

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Alfalfa seeds Truffle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Alfalfa seeds Truffle Opinion
Net carbs 0.2g 2.91g Truffle
Protein 3.99g 9.25g Truffle
Fats 0.69g 0.73g Truffle
Carbs 2.1g 73.01g Truffle
Calories 23kcal 284kcal Truffle
Fructose 0.12g Alfalfa seeds
Sugar 0.2g Truffle
Fiber 1.9g 70.1g Truffle
Calcium 32mg 159mg Truffle
Iron 0.96mg 5.88mg Truffle
Magnesium 27mg 83mg Truffle
Phosphorus 70mg 184mg Truffle
Potassium 79mg 754mg Truffle
Sodium 6mg 35mg Alfalfa seeds
Zinc 0.92mg 1.32mg Truffle
Copper 0.157mg 0.183mg Truffle
Manganese 0.188mg 1.951mg Truffle
Selenium 0.6µg 43.4µg Truffle
Vitamin A 155IU 0IU Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin A RAE 8µg 0µg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin E 0.02mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin C 8.2mg 0mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B1 0.076mg 0.015mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B2 0.126mg 0.844mg Truffle
Vitamin B3 0.481mg 6.267mg Truffle
Vitamin B5 0.563mg 0.481mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin B6 0.034mg 0.112mg Truffle
Folate 36µg 38µg Truffle
Choline 14.4mg Alfalfa seeds
Vitamin K 30.5µg Alfalfa seeds
Threonine 0.134mg Alfalfa seeds
Isoleucine 0.143mg Alfalfa seeds
Leucine 0.267mg Alfalfa seeds
Lysine 0.214mg Alfalfa seeds
Valine 0.145mg Alfalfa seeds
Saturated Fat 0.069g Truffle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.056g Alfalfa seeds
Polyunsaturated fat 0.409g Alfalfa seeds

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Alfalfa seeds Truffle
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
19%
Alfalfa seeds
31%
Truffle
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
21%
Alfalfa seeds
107%
Truffle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.2g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Truffle
Truffle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.069g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Truffle
Truffle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds contains less Sodium (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Alfalfa seeds
Alfalfa seeds is lower in glycemic index (difference - 45)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Alfalfa seeds - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168384/nutrients
  2. Truffle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168581/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.