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Noodle vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Noodle
Noodle is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.419g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in glycemic index (difference - 7)
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.
Noodle Amaranth grain
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Noodle 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
16
Noodle
3
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
12
Noodle
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
Noodle
1
:
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +255.3%
Contains more Magnesium +209.5%
Contains more Copper +52%
Contains more Zinc +32.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Potassium +255.3%
Contains more Magnesium +209.5%
Contains more Copper +52%
Contains more Zinc +32.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%

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
Noodle
10
:
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +783.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +783.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145.7%

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
27%
Noodle
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
10%
Noodle
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 Noodle Amaranth grain Opinion
Calories 138 102 Noodle
Protein 4.54 3.8 Noodle
Fats 2.07 1.58 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 Noodle
Carbs 25.16 18.69 Noodle
Cholesterol 29 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 4 Noodle
Iron 1.47 2.1 Amaranth grain
Calcium 12 47 Amaranth grain
Potassium 38 135 Amaranth grain
Magnesium 21 65 Amaranth grain
Sugars 0.4 Noodle
Fiber 1.2 2.1 Amaranth grain
Copper 0.098 0.149 Amaranth grain
Zinc 0.65 0.86 Amaranth grain
Starch 16.23 Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 76 148 Amaranth grain
Sodium 5 6 Noodle
Vitamin A 21 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 0.19 Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.015 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136 0.022 Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077 0.235 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263 Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.113 Amaranth grain
Vitamin B12 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 Noodle
Folic acid (B9) 77 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.419 Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043 Noodle
Threonine 0.138 Noodle
Isoleucine 0.19 Noodle
Leucine 0.365 Noodle
Lysine 0.137 Noodle
Methionine 0.086 Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24 Noodle
Valine 0.22 Noodle
Histidine 0.121 Noodle
The main source of information is USDA Food Composition Database (U.S. Department of Agriculture)
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