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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 Iron +232%
Contains more Calcium +45.9%
Contains more Potassium +177.3%
Contains more Magnesium +228%
Contains more Copper +273.9%
Contains more Zinc +525%
Contains more Phosphorus +405.3%
Contains less Sodium -98%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 39% 12% 19% 18% 24% 7% 17% 1%
Contains more Iron +232%
Contains more Calcium +45.9%
Contains more Potassium +177.3%
Contains more Magnesium +228%
Contains more Copper +273.9%
Contains more Zinc +525%
Contains more Phosphorus +405.3%
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 C +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.8%
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%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 41% 42% 9% 0% 21% 24% 14% 14% 33% 0% 108% 25%
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 C +662.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +5207.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12.8%

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 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

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Falafel Green bean
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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.