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Falafel vs Baked beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Falafel and Baked beans

  • Falafel has more Manganese, Iron, Phosphorus, Folate, Copper, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, Zinc, and Potassium, however Baked beans are higher in Selenium.
  • Falafel covers your daily need of Manganese 19% more than Baked beans.
  • Falafel has 3 times more Vitamin B2 than Baked beans. While Falafel has 0.166mg of Vitamin B2, Baked beans have only 0.049mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Falafel, home-prepared and Beans, baked, 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
Contains more Iron +71.9%
Contains more Magnesium +90.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.1%
Contains more Potassium +63.4%
Contains less Sodium -30.3%
Contains more Zinc +105.5%
Contains more Copper +62.3%
Contains more Calcium +13%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 129% 59% 83% 52% 39% 41% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 19% 75% 31% 47% 32% 56% 20% 53%
Contains more Iron +71.9%
Contains more Magnesium +90.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.1%
Contains more Potassium +63.4%
Contains less Sodium -30.3%
Contains more Zinc +105.5%
Contains more Copper +62.3%
Contains more Calcium +13%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.9%
Contains more Folate +93.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.136
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 0% 0% 6% 37% 39% 20% 18% 29% 70% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 4% 34% 12% 8% 10% 21% 36% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +45.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +238.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +155.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +88.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +38.9%
Contains more Folate +93.8%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.136

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.
Falafel Baked beans
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Falafel Baked beans Opinion
Net carbs 31.84g 16.13g Falafel
Protein 13.31g 5.54g Falafel
Fats 17.8g 5.15g Falafel
Carbs 31.84g 21.63g Falafel
Calories 333kcal 155kcal Falafel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g 5.5g Baked beans
Calcium 54mg 61mg Baked beans
Iron 3.42mg 1.99mg Falafel
Magnesium 82mg 43mg Falafel
Phosphorus 192mg 109mg Falafel
Potassium 585mg 358mg Falafel
Sodium 294mg 422mg Falafel
Zinc 1.5mg 0.73mg Falafel
Copper 0.258mg 0.159mg Falafel
Vitamin A 13IU 0IU Falafel
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.6mg 1.1mg Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.146mg 0.136mg Falafel
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0.049mg Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044mg 0.408mg Falafel
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.155mg Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.125mg 0.09mg Falafel
Folate 93µg 48µg Falafel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.134mg 0.067mg Falafel
Threonine 0.492mg 0.228mg Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567mg 0.242mg Falafel
Leucine 0.944mg 0.428mg Falafel
Lysine 0.856mg 0.379mg Falafel
Methionine 0.187mg 0.086mg Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.707mg 0.287mg Falafel
Valine 0.562mg 0.282mg Falafel
Histidine 0.364mg 0.153mg Falafel
Cholesterol 0mg 5mg Falafel
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.383g 1.948g Baked beans
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171g 2.133g Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16g 0.74g Falafel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Falafel Baked beans
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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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
18
Falafel
10
Baked beans
Mineral Summary Score
63
Falafel
41
Baked beans

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
80%
Falafel
33%
Baked beans
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
22%
Baked beans
Fats
82%
Falafel
24%
Baked beans

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Falafel
Falafel contains less Sodium (difference - 128mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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 is lower in Saturated Fat?
Baked beans
Baked beans is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.435g)
Which food is cheaper?
Baked beans
Baked beans is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

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. Falafel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172455/nutrients
  2. Baked beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/173731/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.