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Adzuki bean vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Adzuki bean and Falafel different?

  • Adzuki bean has more Folate, Copper, Manganese, Zinc, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B5, Potassium, Iron, and Vitamin B6 than Falafel.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Adzuki bean is 132% higher.
  • Adzuki bean contains 5 times more Vitamin B5 than Falafel. While Adzuki bean contains 1.471mg of Vitamin B5, Falafel contains only 0.292mg.

Beans, adzuki, mature seeds, raw and Falafel, home-prepared 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" 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 +45.6%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +114.4%
Contains more Magnesium +54.9%
Contains more Copper +324%
Contains more Zinc +236%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 187% 20% 111% 91% 365% 138% 164% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Contains more Iron +45.6%
Contains more Calcium +22.2%
Contains more Potassium +114.4%
Contains more Magnesium +54.9%
Contains more Copper +324%
Contains more Zinc +236%
Contains more Phosphorus +98.4%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%

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 A +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +211.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +403.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.8%
Contains more Folate +568.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 0% 0% 114% 51% 50% 89% 81% 0% 0% 467%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 6% 1% 0% 0% 37% 39% 20% 18% 29% 0% 0% 70%
Contains more Vitamin A +30.8%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +211.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +32.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +151.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +403.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.8%
Contains more Folate +568.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
71
Adzuki bean
18
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
134
Adzuki bean
63
Falafel

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 food.
Protein
119%
Adzuki bean
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
63%
Adzuki bean
32%
Falafel
Fats
2%
Adzuki bean
82%
Falafel

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Adzuki 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 Sugar Equal

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Adzuki bean Falafel
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean contains less Sodium (difference - 289mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.192g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
Which food is cheaper?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Adzuki bean
Adzuki bean 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 Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Adzuki bean Falafel Opinion
Calories 329 333 Falafel
Protein 19.87 13.31 Adzuki bean
Fats 0.53 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 62.9 31.84 Adzuki bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 4.98 3.42 Adzuki bean
Calcium 66 54 Adzuki bean
Potassium 1254 585 Adzuki bean
Magnesium 127 82 Adzuki bean
Sugar
Fiber 12.7 Adzuki bean
Copper 1.094 0.258 Adzuki bean
Zinc 5.04 1.5 Adzuki bean
Starch
Phosphorus 381 192 Adzuki bean
Sodium 5 294 Adzuki bean
Vitamin A 17 13 Adzuki bean
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.455 0.146 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B2 0.22 0.166 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B3 2.63 1.044 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B5 1.471 0.292 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B6 0.351 0.125 Adzuki bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 622 93 Adzuki bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.191 2.383 Adzuki bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.05 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.113 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.191 0.134 Adzuki bean
Threonine 0.674 0.492 Adzuki bean
Isoleucine 0.791 0.567 Adzuki bean
Leucine 1.668 0.944 Adzuki bean
Lysine 1.497 0.856 Adzuki bean
Methionine 0.21 0.187 Adzuki bean
Phenylalanine 1.052 0.707 Adzuki bean
Valine 1.023 0.562 Adzuki bean
Histidine 0.524 0.364 Adzuki bean
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References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Adzuki bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173727/nutrients
  2. Falafel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172455/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.