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Falafel vs Spelt - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Falafel and Spelt different?

  • Spelt is higher than Falafel in Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Copper, Selenium, Vitamin B1, Zinc, Vitamin B5, Magnesium, and Iron.
  • Spelt covers your daily need of Manganese 100% more than Falafel.

Falafel, home-prepared and Spelt, uncooked 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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Spelt
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +50.8%
Contains more Iron +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.7%
Contains more Copper +98.1%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 129% 59% 83% 52% 39% 41% 86%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 167% 98% 172% 35% 2% 90% 171%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +50.8%
Contains more Iron +29.8%
Contains more Magnesium +65.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +108.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.3%
Contains more Zinc +118.7%
Contains more Copper +98.1%

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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Spelt
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +555.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84%
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 1% 16% 0% 0% 91% 27% 129% 65% 54% 34% 0% 10%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +46.9%
Contains more Folate +106.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +149.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +555.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +265.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Falafel Spelt Opinion
Net carbs 31.84g 59.49g Spelt
Protein 13.31g 14.57g Spelt
Fats 17.8g 2.43g Falafel
Carbs 31.84g 70.19g Spelt
Calories 333kcal 338kcal Spelt
Starch g 53.92g Spelt
Fructose g 0.24g Spelt
Sugar g 6.82g Falafel
Fiber g 10.7g Spelt
Calcium 54mg 27mg Falafel
Iron 3.42mg 4.44mg Spelt
Magnesium 82mg 136mg Spelt
Phosphorus 192mg 401mg Spelt
Potassium 585mg 388mg Falafel
Sodium 294mg 8mg Spelt
Zinc 1.5mg 3.28mg Spelt
Copper 0.258mg 0.511mg Spelt
Vitamin A 13IU 10IU Falafel
Vitamin E mg 0.79mg Spelt
Vitamin D 0IU IU Falafel
Vitamin D 0µg µg Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6mg 0mg Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.146mg 0.364mg Spelt
Vitamin B2 0.166mg 0.113mg Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.044mg 6.843mg Spelt
Vitamin B5 0.292mg 1.068mg Spelt
Vitamin B6 0.125mg 0.23mg Spelt
Folate 93µg 45µg Falafel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg 3.6µg Spelt
Tryptophan 0.134mg 0.132mg Falafel
Threonine 0.492mg 0.443mg Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567mg 0.552mg Falafel
Leucine 0.944mg 1.07mg Spelt
Lysine 0.856mg 0.409mg Falafel
Methionine 0.187mg 0.258mg Spelt
Phenylalanine 0.707mg 0.737mg Spelt
Valine 0.562mg 0.681mg Spelt
Histidine 0.364mg 0.36mg Falafel
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Spelt
Saturated Fat 2.383g 0.406g Spelt
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171g 0.445g Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16g 1.258g Falafel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Falafel Spelt
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
35
Spelt
Mineral Summary Score
63
Falafel
92
Spelt

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
87%
Spelt
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
70%
Spelt
Fats
82%
Falafel
11%
Spelt

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Spelt
Spelt contains less Sodium (difference - 286mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Spelt
Spelt is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.977g)
Which food is cheaper?
Spelt
Spelt is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.82g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
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.
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.

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. Spelt - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169745/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.