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Falafel vs Black gram - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Falafel and Black gram

  • Black gram has less Iron, Copper, Manganese, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Phosphorus.
  • Falafel's daily need coverage for Iron is 21% more.
  • Falafel has 63 times more Saturated Fat than Black gram. Falafel has 2.383g of Saturated Fat, while Black gram has 0.038g.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Falafel, home-prepared and Mungo beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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 +95.4%
Contains more Potassium +153.2%
Contains more Magnesium +30.2%
Contains more Copper +85.6%
Contains more Zinc +80.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Equal in Calcium - 53
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 66% 16% 21% 45% 47% 23% 67% 1%
Contains more Iron +95.4%
Contains more Potassium +153.2%
Contains more Magnesium +30.2%
Contains more Copper +85.6%
Contains more Zinc +80.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +23.1%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Equal in Calcium - 53

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 +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Equal in Folate - 94
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 4% 2% 3% 0% 38% 18% 29% 26% 14% 0% 7% 71%
Contains more Vitamin C +60%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +121.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +115.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.3%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Equal in Folate - 94

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 Black gram
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Falafel Black gram Opinion
Calories 333kcal 105kcal Falafel
Protein 13.31g 7.54g Falafel
Fats 17.8g 0.55g Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6mg 1mg Falafel
Net carbs 31.84g 11.94g Falafel
Carbs 31.84g 18.34g Falafel
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Iron 3.42mg 1.75mg Falafel
Calcium 54mg 53mg Falafel
Potassium 585mg 231mg Falafel
Magnesium 82mg 63mg Falafel
Sugar g 2.01g Falafel
Fiber g 6.4g Black gram
Copper 0.258mg 0.139mg Falafel
Zinc 1.5mg 0.83mg Falafel
Starch g g
Phosphorus 192mg 156mg Falafel
Sodium 294mg 7mg Black gram
Vitamin A 13IU 31IU Black gram
Vitamin E mg 0.15mg Black gram
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin B1 0.146mg 0.15mg Black gram
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0.075mg Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044mg 1.5mg Black gram
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.433mg Black gram
Vitamin B6 0.125mg 0.058mg Falafel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 2.7µg Black gram
Folate 93µg 94µg Black gram
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.383g 0.038g Black gram
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171g 0.029g Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16g 0.359g Falafel
Tryptophan 0.134mg 0.078mg Falafel
Threonine 0.492mg 0.262mg Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567mg 0.385mg Falafel
Leucine 0.944mg 0.625mg Falafel
Lysine 0.856mg 0.5mg Falafel
Methionine 0.187mg 0.11mg Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.707mg 0.44mg Falafel
Valine 0.562mg 0.423mg Falafel
Histidine 0.364mg 0.211mg Falafel
Fructose g g

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Falafel Black gram
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
17
Black gram
Mineral Summary Score
63
Falafel
35
Black gram

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
45%
Black gram
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
18%
Black gram
Fats
82%
Falafel
3%
Black gram

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.01g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Black gram
Black gram contains less Sodium (difference - 287mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Black gram
Black gram is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.345g)
Which food is cheaper?
Black gram
Black gram is cheaper (difference - $2.5)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Black gram
Black gram is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Black gram - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172427/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.