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Falafel vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Falafel and Noodle different?

  • Falafel is richer in Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Manganese, Potassium, and Magnesium, while Noodle is higher in Selenium, and Vitamin B1.
  • Noodle covers your daily need of Selenium 42% more than Falafel.
  • Falafel contains 59 times more Sodium than Noodle. Falafel contains 294mg of Sodium, while Noodle contains 5mg.

Falafel, home-prepared and Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked types were used in this article.

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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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Noodle
Contains more Iron +132.7%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +1439.5%
Contains more Magnesium +290.5%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Contains more Iron +132.7%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +1439.5%
Contains more Magnesium +290.5%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%

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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Noodle
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.7%
Contains more Folate +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263
Equal in Folate - 84
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 0% 2% 4% 3% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 12% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.7%
Contains more Folate +10.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263
Equal in Folate - 84

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
21
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
63
Falafel
20
Noodle

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
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
25%
Noodle
Fats
82%
Falafel
10%
Noodle

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

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Falafel Noodle
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?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 289mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.964g)
Which food is cheaper?
Noodle
Noodle is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in minerals
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 Noodle Opinion
Calories 333 138 Falafel
Protein 13.31 4.54 Falafel
Fats 17.8 2.07 Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6 0 Falafel
Carbs 31.84 25.16 Falafel
Cholesterol 0 29 Falafel
Vitamin D 0 4 Noodle
Iron 3.42 1.47 Falafel
Calcium 54 12 Falafel
Potassium 585 38 Falafel
Magnesium 82 21 Falafel
Sugar 0.4 Falafel
Fiber 1.2 Noodle
Copper 0.258 0.098 Falafel
Zinc 1.5 0.65 Falafel
Starch
Phosphorus 192 76 Falafel
Sodium 294 5 Noodle
Vitamin A 13 21 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 Noodle
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.146 0.289 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.166 0.136 Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044 2.077 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.263 Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.125 0.046 Falafel
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 Noodle
Folate 93 84 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 0.029 Falafel
Saturated Fat 2.383 0.419 Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171 0.581 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16 0.552 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.134 0.043 Falafel
Threonine 0.492 0.138 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567 0.19 Falafel
Leucine 0.944 0.365 Falafel
Lysine 0.856 0.137 Falafel
Methionine 0.187 0.086 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.707 0.24 Falafel
Valine 0.562 0.22 Falafel
Histidine 0.364 0.121 Falafel
Fructose 0 Noodle

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. Noodle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/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.