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

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
Noodle
7
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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 A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 3% 0% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 63% 12% 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 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%

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 Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Falafel Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 31.84g Falafel
Protein 4.54g 13.31g Falafel
Fats 2.07g 17.8g Falafel
Carbs 25.16g 31.84g Falafel
Calories 138kcal 333kcal Falafel
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Noodle
Sugar 0.4g g Falafel
Fiber 1.2g g Noodle
Calcium 12mg 54mg Falafel
Iron 1.47mg 3.42mg Falafel
Magnesium 21mg 82mg Falafel
Phosphorus 76mg 192mg Falafel
Potassium 38mg 585mg Falafel
Sodium 5mg 294mg Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 1.5mg Falafel
Copper 0.098mg 0.258mg Falafel
Vitamin A 21IU 13IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Noodle
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.146mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.166mg Falafel
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 1.044mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.292mg Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.125mg Falafel
Folate 84µg 93µg Falafel
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg µg Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.134mg Falafel
Threonine 0.138mg 0.492mg Falafel
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.567mg Falafel
Leucine 0.365mg 0.944mg Falafel
Lysine 0.137mg 0.856mg Falafel
Methionine 0.086mg 0.187mg Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.707mg Falafel
Valine 0.22mg 0.562mg Falafel
Histidine 0.121mg 0.364mg Falafel
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Falafel
Trans Fat 0.029g 0g Falafel
Saturated Fat 0.419g 2.383g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 10.171g Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 4.16g Falafel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle 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
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

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 Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
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.

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.