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Lentil vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sugars (difference - 1.4g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.366g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
Which food is cheaper?
Lentil
Lentil is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lentil
Lentil 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.
Lentil Noodle
Lower in Sugars ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Lentil Noodle
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
10
Lentil
16
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
30
Lentil
12
Noodle

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
Lentil
8
:
0
Noodle
Contains more Iron +126.5%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +871.1%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +156.1%
Contains more Zinc +95.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.8%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Iron +126.5%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +871.1%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +156.1%
Contains more Zinc +95.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.8%
Contains less Sodium -60%

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
Lentil
4
:
8
Noodle
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +142.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +287%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +142.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +287%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
54%
Lentil
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
20%
Lentil
25%
Noodle
Fats
2%
Lentil
10%
Noodle

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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 Lentil Noodle Opinion
Calories 116 138 Noodle
Protein 9.02 4.54 Lentil
Fats 0.38 2.07 Noodle
Vitamin C 1.5 0 Lentil
Carbs 20.13 25.16 Noodle
Cholesterol 0 29 Lentil
Vitamin D 0 4 Noodle
Iron 3.33 1.47 Lentil
Calcium 19 12 Lentil
Potassium 369 38 Lentil
Magnesium 36 21 Lentil
Sugars 1.8 0.4 Lentil
Fiber 7.9 1.2 Lentil
Copper 0.251 0.098 Lentil
Zinc 1.27 0.65 Lentil
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Phosphorus 180 76 Lentil
Sodium 2 5 Lentil
Vitamin A 8 21 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.11 0.17 Noodle
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.169 0.289 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.073 0.136 Noodle
Vitamin B3 1.06 2.077 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.638 0.263 Lentil
Vitamin B6 0.178 0.046 Lentil
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 1.7 0 Lentil
Folic acid (B9) 0 77 Noodle
Trans Fat 0 0.029 Lentil
Saturated Fat 0.053 0.419 Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064 0.581 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.175 0.552 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.081 0.043 Lentil
Threonine 0.323 0.138 Lentil
Isoleucine 0.39 0.19 Lentil
Leucine 0.654 0.365 Lentil
Lysine 0.63 0.137 Lentil
Methionine 0.077 0.086 Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.445 0.24 Lentil
Valine 0.448 0.22 Lentil
Histidine 0.254 0.121 Lentil
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
Dietary Guidelines for Americans is used as the primary source for advice in this web resource
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