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Black turtle bean vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Black turtle bean and Falafel

  • Black turtle bean is richer than Falafel in Folate, Copper, Iron, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Potassium, Magnesium, Manganese, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Black turtle bean is 88% higher.
  • Black turtle bean contains 6 times more Vitamin B1 than Falafel. Black turtle bean contains 0.9mg of Vitamin B1, while Falafel contains 0.146mg.
  • Black turtle bean contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Beans, black turtle, mature seeds, raw and Falafel, home-prepared.

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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 +154.4%
Contains more Calcium +196.3%
Contains more Potassium +156.4%
Contains more Magnesium +95.1%
Contains more Copper +287.6%
Contains more Zinc +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 327% 48% 133% 115% 334% 60% 189% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Contains more Iron +154.4%
Contains more Calcium +196.3%
Contains more Potassium +156.4%
Contains more Magnesium +95.1%
Contains more Copper +287.6%
Contains more Zinc +46.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +129.2%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%

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 +516.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +207.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.8%
Contains more Folate +377.4%
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% 5% 0% 225% 45% 37% 54% 66% 0% 14% 334%
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 +516.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +16.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +87.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +207.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +128.8%
Contains more Folate +377.4%
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
65
Black turtle bean
18
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
150
Black turtle 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
128%
Black turtle bean
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
63%
Black turtle bean
32%
Falafel
Fats
4%
Black turtle 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.
Black turtle bean Falafel
Lower in Sugar ok
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

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Black turtle 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 is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.12g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean contains less Sodium (difference - 285mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.151g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is cheaper (difference - $2.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black turtle bean
Black turtle bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Black turtle bean Falafel Opinion
Calories 339 333 Black turtle bean
Protein 21.25 13.31 Black turtle bean
Fats 0.9 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 63.25 31.84 Black turtle bean
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 8.7 3.42 Black turtle bean
Calcium 160 54 Black turtle bean
Potassium 1500 585 Black turtle bean
Magnesium 160 82 Black turtle bean
Sugar 2.12 Falafel
Fiber 15.5 Black turtle bean
Copper 1 0.258 Black turtle bean
Zinc 2.2 1.5 Black turtle bean
Starch
Phosphorus 440 192 Black turtle bean
Sodium 9 294 Black turtle bean
Vitamin A 17 13 Black turtle bean
Vitamin E 0.21 Black turtle bean
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.9 0.146 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B2 0.193 0.166 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B3 1.955 1.044 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B5 0.899 0.292 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B6 0.286 0.125 Black turtle bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.6 Black turtle bean
Folate 444 93 Black turtle bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.232 2.383 Black turtle bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.078 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.387 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.252 0.134 Black turtle bean
Threonine 0.894 0.492 Black turtle bean
Isoleucine 0.938 0.567 Black turtle bean
Leucine 1.697 0.944 Black turtle bean
Lysine 1.459 0.856 Black turtle bean
Methionine 0.32 0.187 Black turtle bean
Phenylalanine 1.149 0.707 Black turtle bean
Valine 1.112 0.562 Black turtle bean
Histidine 0.592 0.364 Black turtle 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. Black turtle bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175186/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.