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Noodle vs Pasta - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sugars?
Pasta
Pasta contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Pasta
Pasta is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.269g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 4mg)
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 minerals?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
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The foods have equal glycemic indexes (42)

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 Pasta
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in glycemic index Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Noodle Pasta
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet Equal

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
12
Pasta
Mineral Summary Score
12
Noodle
10
Pasta

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
8
:
0
Pasta
Contains more Iron +28.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +58.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.093
Contains more Iron +28.9%
Contains more Calcium +100%
Contains more Potassium +58.3%
Contains more Magnesium +16.7%
Contains more Zinc +16.1%
Contains more Phosphorus +20.6%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Equal in Copper - 0.093

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
9
:
2
Pasta
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.3%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +55.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 20
Contains more Vitamin B1 +38.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +109.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +43.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +35.3%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +35.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +55.6%
Equal in Vitamin A - 20

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
31%
Pasta
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
25%
Pasta
Fats
10%
Noodle
5%
Pasta

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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 Pasta Opinion
Calories 138 131 Noodle
Protein 4.54 5.15 Pasta
Fats 2.07 1.05 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 25.16 24.93 Noodle
Cholesterol 29 33 Noodle
Vitamin D 4 Noodle
Iron 1.47 1.14 Noodle
Calcium 12 6 Noodle
Potassium 38 24 Noodle
Magnesium 21 18 Noodle
Sugars 0.4 Noodle
Fiber 1.2 Noodle
Copper 0.098 0.093 Noodle
Zinc 0.65 0.56 Noodle
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Phosphorus 76 63 Noodle
Sodium 5 6 Noodle
Vitamin A 21 20 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.209 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136 0.15 Pasta
Vitamin B3 2.077 0.992 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.183 Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.034 Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09 0.14 Pasta
Vitamin K 0 Noodle
Folic acid (B9) 77 57 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 Pasta
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.15 Pasta
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.124 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.429 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043 0.065 Pasta
Threonine 0.138 0.134 Noodle
Isoleucine 0.19 0.197 Pasta
Leucine 0.365 0.348 Noodle
Lysine 0.137 0.097 Noodle
Methionine 0.086 0.079 Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.247 Pasta
Valine 0.22 0.217 Noodle
Histidine 0.121 0.103 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
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