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Rye vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Rye and Falafel

  • Rye has more Manganese, Selenium, Vitamin B5, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, and Copper, however Falafel is richer in Folate.
  • Rye covers your daily Manganese needs 82% more than Falafel.
  • Falafel has 14 times less Selenium than Rye. Rye has 13.9µg of Selenium, while Falafel has 1µg.
  • Rye contains less Sodium.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Rye grain and Falafel, home-prepared.

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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
Rye
5
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Contains more Magnesium +34.1%
Contains more Copper +42.2%
Contains more Zinc +76.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Iron +30%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Potassium +14.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 99% 8% 45% 79% 123% 73% 143% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Contains more Magnesium +34.1%
Contains more Copper +42.2%
Contains more Zinc +76.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +72.9%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Iron +30%
Contains more Calcium +125%
Contains more Potassium +14.7%

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
Rye
7
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +116.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +309%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +398.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.2%
Contains more Folate +144.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 17% 0% 79% 58% 81% 88% 68% 0% 15% 29%
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 B1 +116.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +51.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +309%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +398.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +135.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +18.2%
Contains more Folate +144.7%

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
36
Rye
18
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
71
Rye
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
62%
Rye
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
76%
Rye
32%
Falafel
Fats
8%
Rye
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.
Rye Falafel
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

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Rye 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?
Rye
Rye contains less Sodium (difference - 292mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rye
Rye is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.186g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rye
Rye is cheaper (difference - $3.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rye
Rye is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.98g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rye Falafel Opinion
Calories 338 333 Rye
Protein 10.34 13.31 Falafel
Fats 1.63 17.8 Falafel
Vitamin C 0 1.6 Falafel
Carbs 75.86 31.84 Rye
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.63 3.42 Falafel
Calcium 24 54 Falafel
Potassium 510 585 Falafel
Magnesium 110 82 Rye
Sugar 0.98 Falafel
Fiber 15.1 Rye
Copper 0.367 0.258 Rye
Zinc 2.65 1.5 Rye
Starch
Phosphorus 332 192 Rye
Sodium 2 294 Rye
Vitamin A 11 13 Falafel
Vitamin E 0.85 Rye
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.316 0.146 Rye
Vitamin B2 0.251 0.166 Rye
Vitamin B3 4.27 1.044 Rye
Vitamin B5 1.456 0.292 Rye
Vitamin B6 0.294 0.125 Rye
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 5.9 Rye
Folate 38 93 Falafel
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.197 2.383 Rye
Monounsaturated Fat 0.208 10.171 Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.767 4.16 Falafel
Tryptophan 0.108 0.134 Falafel
Threonine 0.289 0.492 Falafel
Isoleucine 0.208 0.567 Falafel
Leucine 0.563 0.944 Falafel
Lysine 0.286 0.856 Falafel
Methionine 0.153 0.187 Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.435 0.707 Falafel
Valine 0.317 0.562 Falafel
Histidine 0.189 0.364 Falafel
Fructose 0.11 Rye

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. Rye - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168884/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.