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Falafel vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Falafel and Cellophane noodles

  • Falafel has more Manganese, Phosphorus, Folate, Copper, Magnesium, Potassium, Iron, and Vitamin B2, however Cellophane noodles are richer in Selenium.
  • Falafel covers your daily Manganese needs 26% more than Cellophane noodles.
  • Cellophane noodles have 10000000 times less Vitamin B2 than Falafel. Falafel has 0.166mg of Vitamin B2, while Cellophane noodles have 0mg.
  • Cellophane noodles contain less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Falafel, home-prepared and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated.

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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 +116%
Contains more Iron +57.6%
Contains more Magnesium +2633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains more Potassium +5750%
Contains more Zinc +265.9%
Contains more Copper +218.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 129% 59% 83% 52% 39% 41% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Calcium +116%
Contains more Iron +57.6%
Contains more Magnesium +2633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +500%
Contains more Potassium +5750%
Contains more Zinc +265.9%
Contains more Copper +218.5%
Contains less Sodium -96.6%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +422%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +4550%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
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% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +422%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +192%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +150%
Contains more Folate +4550%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15

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 Cellophane noodles
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Falafel Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 31.84g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 13.31g 0.16g Falafel
Fats 17.8g 0.06g Falafel
Carbs 31.84g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 333kcal 351kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Falafel
Fiber g 0.5g Cellophane noodles
Calcium 54mg 25mg Falafel
Iron 3.42mg 2.17mg Falafel
Magnesium 82mg 3mg Falafel
Phosphorus 192mg 32mg Falafel
Potassium 585mg 10mg Falafel
Sodium 294mg 10mg Cellophane noodles
Zinc 1.5mg 0.41mg Falafel
Copper 0.258mg 0.081mg Falafel
Vitamin A 13IU 0IU Falafel
Vitamin E mg 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.146mg 0.15mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0mg Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044mg 0.2mg Falafel
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.1mg Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.125mg 0.05mg Falafel
Folate 93µg 2µg Falafel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 0µg Cellophane noodles
Tryptophan 0.134mg 0.002mg Falafel
Threonine 0.492mg 0.005mg Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567mg 0.007mg Falafel
Leucine 0.944mg 0.013mg Falafel
Lysine 0.856mg 0.011mg Falafel
Methionine 0.187mg 0.002mg Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.707mg 0.01mg Falafel
Valine 0.562mg 0.008mg Falafel
Histidine 0.364mg 0.005mg Falafel
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.383g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171g 0.008g Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16g 0.018g Falafel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Falafel Cellophane noodles
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
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
63
Falafel
18
Cellophane noodles

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
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
82%
Falafel
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
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 is richer in vitamins?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 284mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.366g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $4)
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. Cellophane noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174258/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.