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Navy bean vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Navy bean and Falafel

  • Navy bean is richer in Vitamin B1, Vitamin C, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Folate, yet Falafel is richer in Iron, Phosphorus, and Manganese.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Navy bean is 20% higher.
  • Navy bean contains 12 times more Vitamin C than Falafel. Navy bean contains 18.8mg of Vitamin C, while Falafel contains 1.6mg.
  • Navy bean contains less Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Beans, navy, mature seeds, sprouted, 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 Magnesium +23.2%
Contains more Copper +38%
Contains less Sodium -95.6%
Contains more Iron +77.2%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Potassium +90.6%
Contains more Zinc +68.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +92%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 73% 5% 28% 73% 119% 25% 43% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Contains more Magnesium +23.2%
Contains more Copper +38%
Contains less Sodium -95.6%
Contains more Iron +77.2%
Contains more Calcium +260%
Contains more Potassium +90.6%
Contains more Zinc +68.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +92%

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 C +1075%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.8%
Contains more Folate +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +225%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 63% 1% 0% 0% 98% 50% 23% 50% 45% 0% 0% 99%
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 C +1075%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +167.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +29.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +16.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +52.8%
Contains more Folate +41.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +225%

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
35
Navy bean
18
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
45
Navy 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
37%
Navy bean
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
13%
Navy bean
32%
Falafel
Fats
3%
Navy 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.
Navy bean Falafel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal

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Navy bean Falafel
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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Navy bean
Navy bean contains less Sodium (difference - 281mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Navy bean
Navy bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.298g)
Which food is cheaper?
Navy bean
Navy bean is cheaper (difference - $2.7)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Navy bean
Navy bean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in minerals
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 Navy bean Falafel Opinion
Calories 67 333 Falafel
Protein 6.15 13.31 Falafel
Fats 0.7 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 18.8 1.6 Navy bean
Carbs 13.05 31.84 Falafel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 1.93 3.42 Falafel
Calcium 15 54 Falafel
Potassium 307 585 Falafel
Magnesium 101 82 Navy bean
Sugar
Fiber
Copper 0.356 0.258 Navy bean
Zinc 0.89 1.5 Falafel
Starch
Phosphorus 100 192 Falafel
Sodium 13 294 Navy bean
Vitamin A 4 13 Falafel
Vitamin E
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.39 0.146 Navy bean
Vitamin B2 0.215 0.166 Navy bean
Vitamin B3 1.22 1.044 Navy bean
Vitamin B5 0.825 0.292 Navy bean
Vitamin B6 0.191 0.125 Navy bean
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K
Folate 132 93 Navy bean
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.085 2.383 Navy bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.052 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.407 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.064 0.134 Falafel
Threonine 0.258 0.492 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.273 0.567 Falafel
Leucine 0.442 0.944 Falafel
Lysine 0.35 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.064 0.187 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.31 0.707 Falafel
Valine 0.316 0.562 Falafel
Histidine 0.172 0.364 Falafel
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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. Navy bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169139/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.