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Maize vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sugars (difference - 5.86g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Maize
Maize is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.094g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maize
Maize is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.

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.
Maize Noodle
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in vitamins Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize 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
13
Maize
16
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
13
Maize
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
Maize
3
:
5
Noodle
Contains more Potassium +610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains more Iron +182.7%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Potassium +610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains more Iron +182.7%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Maize
5
:
7
Noodle
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +790.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +790.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.3%
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
20%
Maize
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
25%
Noodle
Fats
6%
Maize
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 Maize Noodle Opinion
Calories 86 138 Noodle
Protein 3.27 4.54 Noodle
Fats 1.35 2.07 Noodle
Vitamin C 6.8 0 Maize
Carbs 18.7 25.16 Noodle
Cholesterol 0 29 Maize
Vitamin D 0 4 Noodle
Iron 0.52 1.47 Noodle
Calcium 2 12 Noodle
Potassium 270 38 Maize
Magnesium 37 21 Maize
Sugars 6.26 0.4 Maize
Fiber 2 1.2 Maize
Copper 0.054 0.098 Noodle
Zinc 0.46 0.65 Noodle
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 89 76 Maize
Sodium 15 5 Noodle
Vitamin A 187 21 Maize
Vitamin E 0.07 0.17 Noodle
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.155 0.289 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.055 0.136 Noodle
Vitamin B3 1.77 2.077 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.717 0.263 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093 0.046 Maize
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 0.3 0 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 0 77 Noodle
Trans Fat 0 0.029 Maize
Saturated Fat 0.325 0.419 Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432 0.581 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487 0.552 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.023 0.043 Noodle
Threonine 0.129 0.138 Noodle
Isoleucine 0.129 0.19 Noodle
Leucine 0.348 0.365 Noodle
Lysine 0.137 0.137
Methionine 0.067 0.086 Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.15 0.24 Noodle
Valine 0.185 0.22 Noodle
Histidine 0.089 0.121 Noodle
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
Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.