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Barley vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Barley and Cellophane noodles?

  • Cellophane noodles have less Manganese, Fiber, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Zinc than Barley.
  • Barley's daily need coverage for Manganese is 80% higher.

We used Barley, hulled and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated types in this comparison.

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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
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Iron +65.9%
Contains more Magnesium +4333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +725%
Contains more Potassium +4420%
Contains more Zinc +575.6%
Contains more Copper +514.8%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Calcium +32%
Contains more Iron +65.9%
Contains more Magnesium +4333.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +725%
Contains more Potassium +4420%
Contains more Zinc +575.6%
Contains more Copper +514.8%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

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
Barley
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2202%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +536%
Contains more Folate +850%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 12% 0% 0% 162% 66% 87% 17% 74% 15% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +338.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +330.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2202%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +182%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +536%
Contains more Folate +850%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +7700%
Contains more Fats +3733.3%
Contains more Other +751.9%
Contains more Carbs +17.2%
Contains more Water +42.2%
12% 2% 73% 9% 2%
Protein: 12.48 g
Fats: 2.3 g
Carbs: 73.48 g
Water: 9.44 g
Other: 2.3 g
86% 13%
Protein: 0.16 g
Fats: 0.06 g
Carbs: 86.09 g
Water: 13.42 g
Other: 0.27 g
Contains more Protein +7700%
Contains more Fats +3733.3%
Contains more Other +751.9%
Contains more Carbs +17.2%
Contains more Water +42.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3587.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +6055.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.5%
26% 16% 59%
Saturated Fat: 0.482 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.295 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 1.108 g
40% 19% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.018 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3587.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +6055.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.5%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Barley Cellophane noodles
Lower in Sugar 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
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Barley Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 56.18g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 12.48g 0.16g Barley
Fats 2.3g 0.06g Barley
Carbs 73.48g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 354kcal 351kcal Barley
Sugar 0.8g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 17.3g 0.5g Barley
Calcium 33mg 25mg Barley
Iron 3.6mg 2.17mg Barley
Magnesium 133mg 3mg Barley
Phosphorus 264mg 32mg Barley
Potassium 452mg 10mg Barley
Sodium 12mg 10mg Cellophane noodles
Zinc 2.77mg 0.41mg Barley
Copper 0.498mg 0.081mg Barley
Vitamin A 22IU 0IU Barley
Vitamin A RAE 1µg 0µg Barley
Vitamin E 0.57mg 0.13mg Barley
Vitamin B1 0.646mg 0.15mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0.285mg 0mg Barley
Vitamin B3 4.604mg 0.2mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.282mg 0.1mg Barley
Vitamin B6 0.318mg 0.05mg Barley
Folate 19µg 2µg Barley
Vitamin K 2.2µg 0µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.208mg 0.002mg Barley
Threonine 0.424mg 0.005mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.456mg 0.007mg Barley
Leucine 0.848mg 0.013mg Barley
Lysine 0.465mg 0.011mg Barley
Methionine 0.24mg 0.002mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.7mg 0.01mg Barley
Valine 0.612mg 0.008mg Barley
Histidine 0.281mg 0.005mg Barley
Saturated Fat 0.482g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.295g 0.008g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 1.108g 0.018g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Barley Cellophane noodles
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores show how much of your all daily needs across all vitamins or minerals this food would cover if you took three 100 grams servings of it (approximation of 3 serving sizes)
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
36%
Barley
5%
Cellophane noodles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
80%
Barley
18%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.8g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.465g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1.5)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Barley
Barley is lower in glycemic index (difference - 11)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Barley
Barley is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented separately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links to the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Barley - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170283/nutrients
  2. Cellophane noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174258/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000 calorie diets.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.