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Pasta vs Noodle - 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?
?
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.
Pasta Noodle
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
Pasta Noodle
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
12
Pasta
16
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
10
Pasta
12
Noodle

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
Pasta
0
:
8
Noodle
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 - 0.098
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 - 0.098

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
Pasta
2
:
9
Noodle
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +55.6%
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%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.136
Contains more Vitamin B2 +10.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +55.6%
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%
Equal in Vitamin A - 21
Equal in Vitamin B2 - 0.136

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
31%
Pasta
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
25%
Pasta
25%
Noodle
Fats
5%
Pasta
10%
Noodle

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