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Falafel vs Khorasan wheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Falafel and Khorasan wheat?

  • Khorasan wheat has more Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Copper, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium than Falafel.
  • Khorasan wheat's daily need coverage for Selenium is 146% higher.
  • Khorasan wheat has 59 times less Sodium than Falafel. Falafel has 294mg of Sodium, while Khorasan wheat has 5mg.

We used Falafel, home-prepared and Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked 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
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.2%
Contains more Iron +10.2%
Contains more Magnesium +58.5%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +145.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.6%
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 142% 7% 36% 93% 169% 101% 156% 1%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.2%
Contains more Iron +10.2%
Contains more Magnesium +58.5%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +145.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.6%
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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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +510.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.2%
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% 13% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 5% 0%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +287.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +510.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.2%

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
36
Khorasan wheat
Mineral Summary Score
63
Falafel
88
Khorasan wheat

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%
Khorasan wheat
Carbohydrates
32%
Falafel
71%
Khorasan wheat
Fats
82%
Falafel
10%
Khorasan wheat

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 Khorasan wheat
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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Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 289mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.187g)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.84g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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 Khorasan wheat Opinion
Calories 333 337 Khorasan wheat
Protein 13.31 14.54 Khorasan wheat
Fats 17.8 2.13 Falafel
Vitamin C 1.6 0 Falafel
Carbs 31.84 70.58 Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Iron 3.42 3.77 Khorasan wheat
Calcium 54 22 Falafel
Potassium 585 403 Falafel
Magnesium 82 130 Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84 Falafel
Fiber 11.1 Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.258 0.506 Khorasan wheat
Zinc 1.5 3.68 Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41 Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 192 364 Khorasan wheat
Sodium 294 5 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 13 10 Falafel
Vitamin E 0.61 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D 0 Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.146 0.566 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.166 0.184 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 1.044 6.375 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.292 0.949 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.125 0.259 Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B12 0 Falafel
Vitamin K 1.8 Khorasan wheat
Folate 93 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 0.005 Falafel
Saturated Fat 2.383 0.196 Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 10.171 0.213 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 4.16 0.621 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.134 0.13 Falafel
Threonine 0.492 0.442 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.567 0.566 Falafel
Leucine 0.944 1.112 Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.856 0.416 Falafel
Methionine 0.187 0.251 Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.707 0.772 Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.562 0.687 Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.364 0.379 Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11 Khorasan wheat

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. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.