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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 Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +145.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
Contains more Calcium +145.5%
Contains more Potassium +45.2%
Equal in Iron - 3.42
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 142% 7% 36% 93% 169% 101% 156% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Contains more Iron +10.2%
Contains more Magnesium +58.5%
Contains more Copper +96.1%
Contains more Zinc +145.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +89.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.3%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.166
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% 13% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 5% 0%
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 +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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +30%
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.166

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 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

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Khorasan wheat 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?
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.