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Soybean vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Soybean and Falafel?

  • Soybean has more Copper, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Potassium, and Zinc than Falafel.
  • Soybean's daily need coverage for Copper is 156% higher.
  • Falafel has 6 times less Vitamin B1 than Soybean. Soybean has 0.874mg of Vitamin B1, while Falafel has 0.146mg.

We used Soybeans, mature seeds, raw 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
Contains more Calcium +413%
Contains more Iron +359.1%
Contains more Magnesium +241.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +207.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Zinc +226%
Contains more Copper +542.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 84% 589% 200% 302% 159% 1% 134% 553%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 129% 59% 83% 52% 39% 41% 86%
Contains more Calcium +413%
Contains more Iron +359.1%
Contains more Magnesium +241.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +266.7%
Contains more Potassium +207.2%
Contains less Sodium -99.3%
Contains more Zinc +226%
Contains more Copper +542.6%

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
Soybean
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +498.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +424.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +171.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +201.6%
Contains more Folate +303.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 17% 0% 20% 219% 201% 31% 48% 87% 282% 0% 118%
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 +69.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +275%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +498.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +424.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +55.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +171.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +201.6%
Contains more Folate +303.2%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Soybean Falafel Opinion
Net carbs 20.86g 31.84g Falafel
Protein 36.49g 13.31g Soybean
Fats 19.94g 17.8g Soybean
Carbs 30.16g 31.84g Falafel
Calories 446kcal 333kcal Soybean
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 7.33g g Falafel
Fiber 9.3g g Soybean
Calcium 277mg 54mg Soybean
Iron 15.7mg 3.42mg Soybean
Magnesium 280mg 82mg Soybean
Phosphorus 704mg 192mg Soybean
Potassium 1797mg 585mg Soybean
Sodium 2mg 294mg Soybean
Zinc 4.89mg 1.5mg Soybean
Copper 1.658mg 0.258mg Soybean
Vitamin A 22IU 13IU Soybean
Vitamin E 0.85mg mg Soybean
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6mg 1.6mg Soybean
Vitamin B1 0.874mg 0.146mg Soybean
Vitamin B2 0.87mg 0.166mg Soybean
Vitamin B3 1.623mg 1.044mg Soybean
Vitamin B5 0.793mg 0.292mg Soybean
Vitamin B6 0.377mg 0.125mg Soybean
Folate 375µg 93µg Soybean
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 47µg µg Soybean
Tryptophan 0.591mg 0.134mg Soybean
Threonine 1.766mg 0.492mg Soybean
Isoleucine 1.971mg 0.567mg Soybean
Leucine 3.309mg 0.944mg Soybean
Lysine 2.706mg 0.856mg Soybean
Methionine 0.547mg 0.187mg Soybean
Phenylalanine 2.122mg 0.707mg Soybean
Valine 2.029mg 0.562mg Soybean
Histidine 1.097mg 0.364mg Soybean
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.884g 2.383g Falafel
Monounsaturated Fat 4.404g 10.171g Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 11.255g 4.16g Soybean

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Soybean 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
85
Soybean
18
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
252
Soybean
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
219%
Soybean
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
30%
Soybean
32%
Falafel
Fats
92%
Soybean
82%
Falafel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Soybean
Soybean contains less Sodium (difference - 292mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soybean
Soybean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is cheaper?
Soybean
Soybean is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Soybean
Soybean is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.33g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.501g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Soybean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174270/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.