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Lablab vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Lablab and Falafel?

  • Lablab is richer in Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B1, and Copper, while Falafel is higher in Folate, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, and Manganese.
  • Falafel's daily need coverage for Folate is 22% higher.
  • Falafel has 2 times less Zinc than Lablab. Lablab has 2.85mg of Zinc, while Falafel has 1.5mg.
  • Lablab is lower in Saturated Fat.

We used Hyacinth beans, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt and Falafel, home-prepared 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
Lablab
4
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Contains more Iron +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +90%
Contains more Copper +32.2%
Contains more Calcium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains more Potassium +73.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 82
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 12% 172% 59% 52% 30% 1% 78% 114%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 129% 59% 83% 52% 39% 41% 86%
Contains more Iron +33.9%
Contains less Sodium -97.6%
Contains more Zinc +90%
Contains more Copper +32.2%
Contains more Calcium +35%
Contains more Phosphorus +60%
Contains more Potassium +73.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 82

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
Lablab
2
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.8%
Contains more Folate +2225%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.292
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 68% 9% 8% 19% 9% 3% 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% 0% 0% 6% 37% 39% 20% 18% 29% 70% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +84.9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +348.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +154%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +237.8%
Contains more Folate +2225%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.292

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lablab Falafel Opinion
Net carbs 20.69g 31.84g Falafel
Protein 8.14g 13.31g Falafel
Fats 0.58g 17.8g Falafel
Carbs 20.69g 31.84g Falafel
Calories 117kcal 333kcal Falafel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 40mg 54mg Falafel
Iron 4.58mg 3.42mg Lablab
Magnesium 82mg 82mg
Phosphorus 120mg 192mg Falafel
Potassium 337mg 585mg Falafel
Sodium 7mg 294mg Lablab
Zinc 2.85mg 1.5mg Lablab
Copper 0.341mg 0.258mg Lablab
Vitamin A 0IU 13IU Falafel
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.27mg 0.146mg Lablab
Vitamin B2 0.037mg 0.166mg Falafel
Vitamin B3 0.411mg 1.044mg Falafel
Vitamin B5 0.316mg 0.292mg Lablab
Vitamin B6 0.037mg 0.125mg Falafel
Folate 4µg 93µg Falafel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.068mg 0.134mg Falafel
Threonine 0.315mg 0.492mg Falafel
Isoleucine 0.39mg 0.567mg Falafel
Leucine 0.691mg 0.944mg Falafel
Lysine 0.556mg 0.856mg Falafel
Methionine 0.065mg 0.187mg Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.41mg 0.707mg Falafel
Valine 0.422mg 0.562mg Falafel
Histidine 0.233mg 0.364mg Falafel
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.099g 2.383g Lablab
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 10.171g Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.245g 4.16g Falafel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lablab Falafel
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
10
Lablab
18
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
64
Lablab
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
49%
Lablab
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
21%
Lablab
32%
Falafel
Fats
3%
Lablab
82%
Falafel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lablab
Lablab contains less Sodium (difference - 287mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lablab
Lablab is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.284g)
Which food is cheaper?
Lablab
Lablab is cheaper (difference - $3.2)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
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.

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. Lablab - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/175211/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.