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Falafel vs Green bean - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Falafel and Green bean

  • Falafel has more Iron, Phosphorus, Copper, Manganese, Folate, Magnesium, and Zinc, however Green bean is richer in Vitamin C.
  • Falafel covers your daily Iron needs 30% more than Green bean.
  • Green bean has 49 times less Sodium than Falafel. Falafel has 294mg of Sodium, while Green bean has 6mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Falafel, home-prepared and Beans, snap, green, raw.

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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 Calcium +45.9%
Contains more Iron +232%
Contains more Magnesium +228%
Contains more Phosphorus +405.3%
Contains more Potassium +177.3%
Contains more Zinc +525%
Contains more Copper +273.9%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 129% 59% 83% 52% 39% 41% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 39% 18% 17% 19% 1% 7% 24%
Contains more Calcium +45.9%
Contains more Iron +232%
Contains more Magnesium +228%
Contains more Phosphorus +405.3%
Contains more Potassium +177.3%
Contains more Zinc +525%
Contains more Copper +273.9%
Contains less Sodium -98%

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 B1 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Folate +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +5207.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.8%
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 42% 9% 0% 41% 21% 24% 14% 14% 33% 25% 0% 108%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +78%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +59.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +42.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +29.8%
Contains more Folate +181.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +5207.7%
Contains more Vitamin C +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.8%

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 Green bean
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Falafel Green bean Opinion
Net carbs 31.84g 4.27g Falafel
Protein 13.31g 1.83g Falafel
Fats 17.8g 0.22g Falafel
Carbs 31.84g 6.97g Falafel
Calories 333kcal 31kcal Falafel
Starch g 0.88g Green bean
Fructose g 1.39g Green bean
Sugar g 3.26g Falafel
Fiber g 2.7g Green bean
Calcium 54mg 37mg Falafel
Iron 3.42mg 1.03mg Falafel
Magnesium 82mg 25mg Falafel
Phosphorus 192mg 38mg Falafel
Potassium 585mg 211mg Falafel
Sodium 294mg 6mg Green bean
Zinc 1.5mg 0.24mg Falafel
Copper 0.258mg 0.069mg Falafel
Vitamin A 13IU 690IU Green bean
Vitamin E mg 0.41mg Green bean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.6mg 12.2mg Green bean
Vitamin B1 0.146mg 0.082mg Falafel
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0.104mg Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044mg 0.734mg Falafel
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.225mg Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.125mg 0.141mg Green bean
Folate 93µg 33µg Falafel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 43µg Green bean
Tryptophan 0.134mg 0.019mg Falafel
Threonine 0.492mg 0.079mg Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567mg 0.066mg Falafel
Leucine 0.944mg 0.112mg Falafel
Lysine 0.856mg 0.088mg Falafel
Methionine 0.187mg 0.022mg Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.707mg 0.067mg Falafel
Valine 0.562mg 0.09mg Falafel
Histidine 0.364mg 0.034mg Falafel
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.383g 0.05g Green bean
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171g 0.01g Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16g 0.113g Falafel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Falafel Green bean
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
27
Green bean
Mineral Summary Score
63
Falafel
17
Green bean

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
11%
Green bean
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
7%
Green bean
Fats
82%
Falafel
1%
Green bean

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Green bean
Green bean contains less Sodium (difference - 288mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.333g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Green bean
Green bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Green bean
Green bean is cheaper (difference - $2.2)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 3.26g)
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 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

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. Green bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169961/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.