Foodstruct Advanced Nutrition Search | Diet Analysis | Glycemic index chart | Insulin index chart | Blog

Winged bean vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

Compare

What are the differences between Winged bean and Falafel?

  • Winged bean is higher in Copper, and Vitamin B1, however Falafel is richer in Phosphorus, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, and Manganese.
  • Winged bean's daily need coverage for Copper is 125% more.
  • Falafel contains 3 times less Vitamin B1 than Winged bean. Winged bean contains 0.379mg of Vitamin B1, while Falafel contains 0.146mg.
  • Winged bean has less Sodium.

We used Winged bean tuber, raw and Falafel, home-prepared types in this article.

Infographic

Winged bean vs Falafel infographic
Infographic link

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 less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Copper +437.2%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +71%
Contains more Magnesium +241.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +326.7%
Equal in Potassium - 585
Equal in Zinc - 1.5
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 75% 18% 20% 52% 5% 38% 462%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 17% 129% 59% 83% 52% 39% 41% 86%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Copper +437.2%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Iron +71%
Contains more Magnesium +241.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +326.7%
Equal in Potassium - 585
Equal in Zinc - 1.5

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
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +151.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +389.5%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 95% 35% 31% 7% 18% 15% 0% 0%
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 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +151.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +389.5%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Winged bean Falafel Opinion
Net carbs 28.1g 31.84g Falafel
Protein 11.6g 13.31g Falafel
Fats 0.9g 17.8g Falafel
Carbs 28.1g 31.84g Falafel
Calories 148kcal 333kcal Falafel
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g g
Fiber g g
Calcium 30mg 54mg Falafel
Iron 2mg 3.42mg Falafel
Magnesium 24mg 82mg Falafel
Phosphorus 45mg 192mg Falafel
Potassium 586mg 585mg Winged bean
Sodium 35mg 294mg Winged bean
Zinc 1.39mg 1.5mg Falafel
Copper 1.386mg 0.258mg Winged bean
Vitamin A 0IU 13IU Falafel
Vitamin E mg mg
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 1.6mg Falafel
Vitamin B1 0.379mg 0.146mg Winged bean
Vitamin B2 0.149mg 0.166mg Falafel
Vitamin B3 1.64mg 1.044mg Winged bean
Vitamin B5 0.116mg 0.292mg Falafel
Vitamin B6 0.075mg 0.125mg Falafel
Folate 19µg 93µg Falafel
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K µg µg
Tryptophan 0.252mg 0.134mg Winged bean
Threonine 0.451mg 0.492mg Falafel
Isoleucine 0.425mg 0.567mg Falafel
Leucine 0.64mg 0.944mg Falafel
Lysine 0.592mg 0.856mg Falafel
Methionine 0.143mg 0.187mg Falafel
Phenylalanine 0.451mg 0.707mg Falafel
Valine 0.599mg 0.562mg Winged bean
Histidine 0.241mg 0.364mg Falafel
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.222g 2.383g Winged bean
Monounsaturated Fat 0.234g 10.171g Falafel
Polyunsaturated fat 0.174g 4.16g Falafel

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Winged bean Falafel
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

People also compare

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
17
Winged bean
18
Falafel
Mineral Summary Score
85
Winged bean
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
70%
Winged bean
80%
Falafel
Carbohydrates
28%
Winged bean
32%
Falafel
Fats
4%
Winged bean
82%
Falafel

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Winged bean
Winged bean contains less Sodium (difference - 259mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.161g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Winged bean
Winged bean is lower in glycemic index (difference - 1)
Which food is cheaper?
Winged bean
Winged bean is cheaper (difference - $3.5)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Falafel
Falafel is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugar?
?
The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
?
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. Winged bean - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170070/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.