Falafel balls Recipe

Falafel balls has a average-calorie, average-carb, low-fat and average-protein content.

The food contains 19.6g of carbs. The carbohydrate profile of the the food reveals it is average in complex carbs and low in Simple carbs. Carbs are our primary source of energy but its source should be chosen with utmost care. Complex carbs are a more desirable addition to your diet, where as simple carbs should be consumed in moderation as it is very easily broken down, assimilated and absorbed in the body. Its low sugar content puts it in the bottom 20 percentile. This is a good thing for people watching their sugar intake. With 5.6 gms of protein, it is average in protein content, which is an important macronutrient that helps with tissue repair, provides energy and improves immunity.

Because of its low fat content, it could be suitable option, especially if you're watching your fat intake for health reasons. It's low MUFA and low PUFA. In terms of Polyunsaturated Fat content it is ranked in the bottom 20% of all food items. It is also ranked in the bottom 20 percentile in terms of its Monounsaturated Fat content, which are considered among "good fats".

While Sodium is an essential nutrient, excess quantities can cause several disorders like fluid retention, hypertension. Since it has an average density of Sodium, it is suitable if you are aiming for a healthy, low-sodium diet.

It belongs to Mediterranean cuisine.

Based on the composite nutritive standing Falafel balls has been given a composite ranking of 80, and on a regular basis.

Calorie Breakdown

 Calories from Protein20%
 Calories from Fat10%
 Calories from Carbs70%

Why this is good for you

  • No Cholesterol
  • No Saturated Fat
  • High in Dietary Fiber

Why this is bad for you

Vitamin Analysis

Vitamin A0 IU
Vitamin C3.1 mg5.1%
Vitamin D0 IU
Vitamin E0.06 mg0.2%
Thiamin0.02 mg1.4%
Riboflavin0.01 mg0.6%
Niacin0.08 mg0.4%
Vitamin B60.06 mg2.8%
Folate9.2 mcg2.3%
Vitamin B120 mcg
Pantothenic Acid0.05 mg0.5%

Mineral Analysis

Calcium10 mg1%
Iron0.11 mg0.6%
Magnesium4.8 mg1.2%
Phosphorus16 mg1.6%
Potassium75.4 mg2.2%
Sodium253.4 mg10.6%
Zinc0.09 mg0.6%
Copper0.03 mg1.4%
Manganese0.07 mg3.3%
Selenium0.28 mcg0.4%

Carbohydrate Analysis

Total Carbohydrate19.6 g6.5%
Dietary Fiber5.6 g22.4%
Sugars0.7 g

Protein Analysis

Protein5.6 g11.2%

Fat Analysis

Total Fat1.2 g1.8%
Saturated Fat0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat0 g

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Amount Per Serving

Calories 115 Calories from Fat 0

% Daily Value *

Total Fat 1.2 g 1.8%

Saturated Fat 0 g

Trans Fat

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 253.4 mg 10.6%

Total Carbohydrates 19.6 g 6.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.6 g22.4%

Sugars 0.7 g

Protein 5.6 g 11.2%

Vitamin A Vitamin C 5.1%

Calcium 1% Iron 0.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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