Falafel vs. Chickpeas — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
A recap on differences between Falafel and Chickpeas
- Falafel is higher in Potassium, Magnesium, Vitamin B2, and Iron, yet Chickpeas is higher in Folate, Manganese, and Copper.
- Chickpeas covers your daily Folate needs 20% more than Falafel.
- Falafel contains 42 times more Sodium than Chickpeas. While Falafel contains 294mg of Sodium, Chickpeas contains only 7mg.
Food varieties used in this article are Falafel, home-prepared and Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
|Rich in minerals||Equal|
|Rich in vitamins||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||1µg||1µg|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|