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Falafel vs Lablab - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Falafel and Lablab?

  • Falafel is richer in Folate, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Manganese, while Lablab is higher in Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B1, and Copper.
  • Falafel's daily need coverage for Folate is 22% higher.
  • Lablab has 42 times less Sodium than Falafel. Falafel has 294mg of Sodium, while Lablab has 7mg.

We used Falafel, home-prepared and Hyacinth beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt types in this comparison.

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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
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Lablab
Contains more Calcium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains more Potassium +73.6%
Contains more Iron +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +90%
Contains more Copper +32.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 82
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% 172% 59% 52% 30% 1% 78% 114%
Contains more Calcium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains more Potassium +73.6%
Contains more Iron +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +90%
Contains more Copper +32.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 82

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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Lablab
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.8%
Contains more Folate +2225%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.316
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% 0% 0% 0% 68% 9% 8% 19% 9% 3% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.8%
Contains more Folate +2225%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.9%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.316

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Falafel Lablab Opinion
Net carbs 31.84g 20.69g Falafel
Protein 13.31g 8.14g Falafel
Fats 17.8g 0.58g Falafel
Carbs 31.84g 20.69g Falafel
Calories 333kcal 117kcal Falafel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 54mg 40mg Falafel
Iron 3.42mg 4.58mg Lablab
Magnesium 82mg 82mg
Phosphorus 192mg 120mg Falafel
Potassium 585mg 337mg Falafel
Sodium 294mg 7mg Lablab
Zinc 1.5mg 2.85mg Lablab
Copper 0.258mg 0.341mg Lablab
Vitamin A 13IU 0IU Falafel
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.146mg 0.27mg Lablab
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0.037mg Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044mg 0.411mg Falafel
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 0.316mg Lablab
Vitamin B6 0.125mg 0.037mg Falafel
Folate 93µg 4µg Falafel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.134mg 0.068mg Falafel
Threonine 0.492mg 0.315mg Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567mg 0.39mg Falafel
Leucine 0.944mg 0.691mg Falafel
Lysine 0.856mg 0.556mg Falafel
Methionine 0.187mg 0.065mg Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.707mg 0.41mg Falafel
Valine 0.562mg 0.422mg Falafel
Histidine 0.364mg 0.233mg Falafel
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.383g 0.099g Lablab
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171g 0.026g Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16g 0.245g Falafel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Falafel Lablab
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
10
Lablab
Mineral Summary Score
63
Falafel
64
Lablab

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
49%
Lablab
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
21%
Lablab
Fats
82%
Falafel
3%
Lablab

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lablab
Lablab contains less Sodium (difference - 287mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lablab
Lablab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.284g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lablab
Lablab is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Lablab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175211/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.