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Khorasan wheat vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Khorasan wheat and Falafel?

  • Khorasan wheat has more Selenium, Manganese, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Copper, Phosphorus, Zinc, Vitamin B5, and Magnesium than Falafel.
  • Khorasan wheat's daily need coverage for Selenium is 146% higher.
  • Falafel has 6 times less Vitamin B3 than Khorasan wheat. Khorasan wheat has 6.375mg of Vitamin B3, while Falafel has 1.044mg.
  • Khorasan wheat is lower in Sodium.

We used Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked 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 Iron +10.2%
Contains more Magnesium +58.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Zinc +145.3%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.2%
Equal in Iron - 3.42
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 129% 59% 83% 52% 39% 41% 86%
Contains more Iron +10.2%
Contains more Magnesium +58.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Zinc +145.3%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.2%
Equal in Iron - 3.42

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +287.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +510.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.166
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 5%
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 B1 +287.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.8%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +510.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +225%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +107.2%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.166

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Khorasan wheat Falafel Opinion
Net carbs 59.48g 31.84g Khorasan wheat
Protein 14.54g 13.31g Khorasan wheat
Fats 2.13g 17.8g Falafel
Carbs 70.58g 31.84g Khorasan wheat
Calories 337kcal 333kcal Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41g g Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11g g Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84g g Falafel
Fiber 11.1g g Khorasan wheat
Calcium 22mg 54mg Falafel
Iron 3.77mg 3.42mg Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 130mg 82mg Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 364mg 192mg Khorasan wheat
Potassium 403mg 585mg Falafel
Sodium 5mg 294mg Khorasan wheat
Zinc 3.68mg 1.5mg Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.506mg 0.258mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 10IU 13IU Falafel
Vitamin E 0.61mg mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin D IU 0IU Falafel
Vitamin D µg 0µg Falafel
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.566mg 0.146mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.184mg 0.166mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 6.375mg 1.044mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.949mg 0.292mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.259mg 0.125mg Khorasan wheat
Folate µg 93µg Falafel
Vitamin B12 µg 0µg Falafel
Vitamin K 1.8µg µg Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.13mg 0.134mg Falafel
Threonine 0.442mg 0.492mg Falafel
Isoleucine 0.566mg 0.567mg Falafel
Leucine 1.112mg 0.944mg Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.416mg 0.856mg Falafel
Methionine 0.251mg 0.187mg Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.772mg 0.707mg Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.687mg 0.562mg Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.379mg 0.364mg Khorasan wheat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0.005g 0g Falafel
Saturated Fat 0.196g 2.383g Khorasan wheat
Monounsaturated Fat 0.213g 10.171g Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.621g 4.16g Falafel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Khorasan wheat 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
36
Khorasan wheat
18
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
88
Khorasan wheat
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
87%
Khorasan wheat
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
71%
Khorasan wheat
32%
Falafel
Fats
10%
Khorasan wheat
82%
Falafel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 289mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.187g)
Which food is cheaper?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is cheaper (difference - $4)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.84g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Falafel
Falafel is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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.
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. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.