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

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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Spelt
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
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 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% 1% 16% 0% 91% 27% 129% 65% 54% 0% 10% 34%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
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 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 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

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Falafel Spelt
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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.