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Winged bean vs Falafel - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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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.

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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 Copper +437.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Iron +71%
Contains more Calcium +80%
Contains more Magnesium +241.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +326.7%
Equal in Potassium - 585
Equal in Zinc - 1.5
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 75% 9% 52% 18% 462% 38% 20% 5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 129% 17% 52% 59% 86% 41% 83% 39%
Contains more Copper +437.2%
Contains less Sodium -88.1%
Contains more Iron +71%
Contains more Calcium +80%
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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +151.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +389.5%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 95% 35% 31% 7% 18% 0% 0% 15%
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 +159.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +57.1%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +11.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +151.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +66.7%
Contains more Folate +389.5%

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 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 Cholesterol Equal
Lower in Sugar Equal

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Winged bean 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?
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 Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar ( g)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.