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Groat vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Groat and Falafel different?

  • Falafel is higher than Groat in Iron, Folate, Phosphorus, Potassium, Manganese, Copper, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B1.
  • Falafel covers your daily need of Iron 33% more than Groat.
  • Groat is lower in Saturated Fat.

Buckwheat groats, roasted, cooked and Falafel, home-prepared 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
Groat
1
:
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Iron +327.5%
Contains more Calcium +671.4%
Contains more Potassium +564.8%
Contains more Magnesium +60.8%
Contains more Copper +76.7%
Contains more Zinc +145.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +174.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 30% 3% 8% 37% 49% 17% 30% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Iron +327.5%
Contains more Calcium +671.4%
Contains more Potassium +564.8%
Contains more Magnesium +60.8%
Contains more Copper +76.7%
Contains more Zinc +145.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +174.3%

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
Groat
3
:
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +265%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.3%
Contains more Folate +564.3%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 2% 0% 10% 9% 18% 22% 18% 0% 5% 11%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.9%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +265%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +325.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +11.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +62.3%
Contains more Folate +564.3%

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
8
Groat
18
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
22
Groat
63
Falafel

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
20%
Groat
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
20%
Groat
32%
Falafel
Fats
3%
Groat
82%
Falafel

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.
Groat Falafel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
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Groat Falafel
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?
Groat
Groat contains less Sodium (difference - 290mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Groat
Groat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.249g)
Which food is cheaper?
Groat
Groat is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.9g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Groat Falafel Opinion
Calories 92 333 Falafel
Protein 3.38 13.31 Falafel
Fats 0.62 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 19.94 31.84 Falafel
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 0.8 3.42 Falafel
Calcium 7 54 Falafel
Potassium 88 585 Falafel
Magnesium 51 82 Falafel
Sugar 0.9 Falafel
Fiber 2.7 Groat
Copper 0.146 0.258 Falafel
Zinc 0.61 1.5 Falafel
Starch
Phosphorus 70 192 Falafel
Sodium 4 294 Groat
Vitamin A 0 13 Falafel
Vitamin E 0.09 Groat
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.04 0.146 Falafel
Vitamin B2 0.039 0.166 Falafel
Vitamin B3 0.94 1.044 Falafel
Vitamin B5 0.359 0.292 Groat
Vitamin B6 0.077 0.125 Falafel
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 1.9 Groat
Folate 14 93 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 Groat
Saturated Fat 0.134 2.383 Groat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.188 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.188 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.049 0.134 Falafel
Threonine 0.129 0.492 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.127 0.567 Falafel
Leucine 0.212 0.944 Falafel
Lysine 0.172 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.044 0.187 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.133 0.707 Falafel
Valine 0.173 0.562 Falafel
Histidine 0.079 0.364 Falafel
Fructose 0.1 Groat

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. Groat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170686/nutrients
  2. Falafel - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172455/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.