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Noodle vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Noodle Maize
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
13
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
12
Noodle
13
Maize

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
5
:
3
Maize
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%
Contains more Potassium +610.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%

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
Noodle
7
:
5
Maize
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) +∞%
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 +∞%

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
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
19%
Maize
Fats
10%
Noodle
6%
Maize

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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 Maize Opinion
Calories 138 86 Noodle
Protein 4.54 3.27 Noodle
Fats 2.07 1.35 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 6.8 Maize
Carbs 25.16 18.7 Noodle
Cholesterol 29 0 Maize
Vitamin D 4 0 Noodle
Iron 1.47 0.52 Noodle
Calcium 12 2 Noodle
Potassium 38 270 Maize
Magnesium 21 37 Maize
Sugars 0.4 6.26 Maize
Fiber 1.2 2 Maize
Copper 0.098 0.054 Noodle
Zinc 0.65 0.46 Noodle
Starch 5.7 Maize
Phosphorus 76 89 Maize
Sodium 5 15 Noodle
Vitamin A 21 187 Maize
Vitamin E 0.17 0.07 Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.155 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136 0.055 Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077 1.77 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.717 Maize
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.093 Maize
Vitamin B12 0.09 0 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 0.3 Maize
Folic acid (B9) 77 0 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 0 Maize
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.325 Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.432 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.487 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043 0.023 Noodle
Threonine 0.138 0.129 Noodle
Isoleucine 0.19 0.129 Noodle
Leucine 0.365 0.348 Noodle
Lysine 0.137 0.137
Methionine 0.086 0.067 Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.15 Noodle
Valine 0.22 0.185 Noodle
Histidine 0.121 0.089 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.