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Cellophane noodles vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 0mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sugars (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.017g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is relatively richer in minerals

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Cellophane noodles Amaranth grain
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Amaranth grain
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
4
Cellophane noodles
3
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
10
Cellophane noodles
24
Amaranth grain

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
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Contains more Calcium +88%
Contains more Potassium +1250%
Contains more Magnesium +2066.7%
Contains more Copper +84%
Contains more Zinc +109.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +362.5%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Iron - 2.1
Contains more Calcium +88%
Contains more Potassium +1250%
Contains more Magnesium +2066.7%
Contains more Copper +84%
Contains more Zinc +109.8%
Contains more Phosphorus +362.5%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Equal in Iron - 2.1

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 +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +900%
Contains more Vitamin E +46.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +126%

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 the food
Protein
1%
Cellophane noodles
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
7%
Amaranth grain

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All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cellophane noodles Amaranth grain Opinion
Calories 351 102 Cellophane noodles
Protein 0.16 3.8 Amaranth grain
Fats 0.06 1.58 Amaranth grain
Vitamin C 0 Cellophane noodles
Carbs 86.09 18.69 Cellophane noodles
Cholesterol 0 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Cellophane noodles
Iron 2.17 2.1 Cellophane noodles
Calcium 25 47 Amaranth grain
Potassium 10 135 Amaranth grain
Magnesium 3 65 Amaranth grain
Sugars 0 Cellophane noodles
Fiber 0.5 2.1 Amaranth grain
Copper 0.081 0.149 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.41 0.86 Amaranth grain
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 32 148 Amaranth grain
Sodium 10 6 Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 0 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin E 0.13 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.015 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B2 0 0.022 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.235 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B5 0.1 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B6 0.05 0.113 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin K 0 Cellophane noodles
Folic acid (B9) 0 Cellophane noodles
Trans Fat 0 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.017 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 Cellophane noodles
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018 Cellophane noodles
Tryptophan 0.002 Cellophane noodles
Threonine 0.005 Cellophane noodles
Isoleucine 0.007 Cellophane noodles
Leucine 0.013 Cellophane noodles
Lysine 0.011 Cellophane noodles
Methionine 0.002 Cellophane noodles
Phenylalanine 0.01 Cellophane noodles
Valine 0.008 Cellophane noodles
Histidine 0.005 Cellophane noodles
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