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Noodle vs Cereal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sugars (difference - 9.95g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 790mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cereal
Cereal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.159g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cereal
Cereal is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cereal
Cereal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. 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.
Noodle Cereal
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Noodle Cereal
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
304
Cereal
Mineral Summary Score
12
Noodle
111
Cereal

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
3
:
5
Cereal
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Iron +2217%
Contains more Potassium +176.3%
Contains more Copper +39.8%
Contains more Zinc +1069.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Phosphorus - 77
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +10.5%
Contains less Sodium -99.4%
Contains more Iron +2217%
Contains more Potassium +176.3%
Contains more Copper +39.8%
Contains more Zinc +1069.2%
Equal in Magnesium - 19
Equal in Phosphorus - 77

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
5
:
6
Cereal
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +13195.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2075.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2745.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1326.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12913%
Contains more Vitamin E +112.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +16.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +13195.2%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2075.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +2745.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1326.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +12913%

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
36%
Cereal
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
87%
Cereal
Fats
10%
Noodle
5%
Cereal

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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 Cereal Opinion
Calories 138 378 Cereal
Protein 4.54 6.06 Cereal
Fats 2.07 1.08 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 38.5 Cereal
Carbs 25.16 86.85 Cereal
Cholesterol 29 Cereal
Vitamin D 4 Noodle
Iron 1.47 34.06 Cereal
Calcium 12 10 Noodle
Potassium 38 105 Cereal
Magnesium 21 19 Noodle
Sugars 0.4 10.35 Cereal
Fiber 1.2 1.4 Cereal
Copper 0.098 0.137 Cereal
Zinc 0.65 7.6 Cereal
Starch
Phosphorus 76 77 Cereal
Sodium 5 795 Noodle
Vitamin A 21 2792 Cereal
Vitamin E 0.17 0.08 Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 6.288 Cereal
Vitamin B2 0.136 3.87 Cereal
Vitamin B3 2.077 29.62 Cereal
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.226 Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.046 5.986 Cereal
Vitamin B12 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 77 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 Cereal
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.26 Cereal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.204 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.354 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043 0.066 Cereal
Threonine 0.138 0.241 Cereal
Isoleucine 0.19 0.26 Cereal
Leucine 0.365 0.767 Cereal
Lysine 0.137 0.113 Noodle
Methionine 0.086 0.13 Cereal
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.365 Cereal
Valine 0.22 0.344 Cereal
Histidine 0.121 0.162 Cereal
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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