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Noodle vs Rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rice
Rice is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Rice
Rice contains less Sugars (difference - 0.35g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rice
Rice contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rice
Rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.342g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rice
Rice is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
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

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Noodle Rice
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
10
Rice
Mineral Summary Score
12
Noodle
9
Rice

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
7
:
1
Rice
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +42%
Contains more Zinc +32.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.7%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Potassium - 35
Contains more Iron +22.5%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Magnesium +75%
Contains more Copper +42%
Contains more Zinc +32.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +76.7%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Equal in Potassium - 35

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
8
:
2
Rice
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +946.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +325%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +77.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +946.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +40.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +40%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%

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
16%
Rice
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
28%
Rice
Fats
10%
Noodle
1%
Rice

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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 Rice Opinion
Calories 138 130 Noodle
Protein 4.54 2.69 Noodle
Fats 2.07 0.28 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 25.16 28.17 Rice
Cholesterol 29 0 Rice
Vitamin D 4 0 Noodle
Iron 1.47 1.2 Noodle
Calcium 12 10 Noodle
Potassium 38 35 Noodle
Magnesium 21 12 Noodle
Sugars 0.4 0.05 Noodle
Fiber 1.2 0.4 Noodle
Copper 0.098 0.069 Noodle
Zinc 0.65 0.49 Noodle
Starch
Phosphorus 76 43 Noodle
Sodium 5 1 Rice
Vitamin A 21 0 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 0.04 Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.163 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136 0.013 Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077 1.476 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.39 Rice
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.093 Rice
Vitamin B12 0.09 0 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 0
Folic acid (B9) 77 55 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 Rice
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.077 Rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.088 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.076 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043 0.031 Noodle
Threonine 0.138 0.096 Noodle
Isoleucine 0.19 0.116 Noodle
Leucine 0.365 0.222 Noodle
Lysine 0.137 0.097 Noodle
Methionine 0.086 0.063 Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.144 Noodle
Valine 0.22 0.164 Noodle
Histidine 0.121 0.063 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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