Refried beans vs. Falafel — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison
Differences between Refried beans and Falafel
- Refried beans have more Selenium, while Falafel have more Iron, Folate, Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Zinc, and Potassium.
- Falafel's daily need coverage for Iron is 25% higher.
- Falafel contains 6 times less Selenium than Refried beans. Refried beans contain 5.8µg of Selenium, while Falafel contains 1µg.
- The amount of Saturated Fat in Refried beans are lower.
The food types used in this comparison are Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity) and Falafel, home-prepared.
Fat Type Comparison
Comparison summary table
|Lower in Saturated Fat|
|Lower in price|
|Lower in Sugar|
|Lower in Sodium|
|Lower in Glycemic Index|
|Rich in minerals|
|Rich in vitamins|
|Lower in Cholesterol||Equal|
All nutrients comparison - raw data values
|Vitamin A RAE||0µg||1µg|
|Omega-6 - Eicosadienoic acid||0.008g|
|Omega-6 - Linoleic acid||0.36g|
|Omega-3 - ALA||0.169g|
|Omega-3 - Eicosatrienoic acid||0.001g|
Which food is preferable for your diet?
|Low Fats diet|
|Low Carbs diet|
|Low Calories diet|
|Low Glycemic Index diet|