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Noodle vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Noodle and Falafel different?

  • Noodle is richer in Selenium, and Vitamin B1, while Falafel is higher in Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Manganese, Potassium, and Magnesium.
  • Noodle covers your daily need of Selenium 42% more than Falafel.
  • Noodle contains 2 times more Vitamin B1 than Falafel. Noodle contains 0.289mg of Vitamin B1, while Falafel contains 0.146mg.
  • Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat.

Noodles, egg, enriched, 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
Noodle
1
:
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Iron +132.7%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +1439.5%
Contains more Magnesium +290.5%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Iron +132.7%
Contains more Calcium +350%
Contains more Potassium +1439.5%
Contains more Magnesium +290.5%
Contains more Copper +163.3%
Contains more Zinc +130.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +152.6%

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
Noodle
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.7%
Contains more Folate +10.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 4% 3% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 12% 0% 63%
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 A +61.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +97.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +98.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +22.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +171.7%
Contains more Folate +10.7%

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
21
Noodle
18
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
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
27%
Noodle
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
32%
Falafel
Fats
10%
Noodle
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.
Noodle Falafel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Noodle 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?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 289mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.964g)
Which food is cheaper?
Noodle
Noodle is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in minerals
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 Noodle Falafel Opinion
Calories 138 333 Falafel
Protein 4.54 13.31 Falafel
Fats 2.07 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 25.16 31.84 Falafel
Cholesterol 29 0 Falafel
Vitamin D 4 0 Noodle
Iron 1.47 3.42 Falafel
Calcium 12 54 Falafel
Potassium 38 585 Falafel
Magnesium 21 82 Falafel
Sugar 0.4 Falafel
Fiber 1.2 Noodle
Copper 0.098 0.258 Falafel
Zinc 0.65 1.5 Falafel
Starch
Phosphorus 76 192 Falafel
Sodium 5 294 Noodle
Vitamin A 21 13 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.146 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136 0.166 Falafel
Vitamin B3 2.077 1.044 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.292 Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.125 Falafel
Vitamin B12 0.09 0 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 Noodle
Folate 84 93 Falafel
Trans Fat 0.029 0 Falafel
Saturated Fat 0.419 2.383 Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.043 0.134 Falafel
Threonine 0.138 0.492 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.19 0.567 Falafel
Leucine 0.365 0.944 Falafel
Lysine 0.137 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.086 0.187 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.707 Falafel
Valine 0.22 0.562 Falafel
Histidine 0.121 0.364 Falafel
Fructose 0 Noodle

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. Noodle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/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.