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Buckwheat vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition 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
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Noodle
Contains more Iron +49.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +1110.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Copper +1022.4%
Contains more Zinc +269.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +356.6%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Iron +49.7%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Potassium +1110.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Copper +1022.4%
Contains more Zinc +269.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +356.6%
Contains less Sodium -80%

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
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Noodle
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate, total +180%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +356.5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate, total +180%
Contains more Folic acid (B9) +∞%

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
22
Buckwheat
20
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
71
Buckwheat
12
Noodle

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
80%
Buckwheat
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
72%
Buckwheat
25%
Noodle
Fats
16%
Buckwheat
10%
Noodle

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.
Buckwheat Noodle
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.322g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is cheaper?
Noodle
Noodle is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sugars (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is relatively richer in minerals

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 Buckwheat Noodle Opinion
Calories 343 138 Buckwheat
Protein 13.25 4.54 Buckwheat
Fats 3.4 2.07 Buckwheat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 71.5 25.16 Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0 29 Buckwheat
Vitamin D 0 4 Noodle
Iron 2.2 1.47 Buckwheat
Calcium 18 12 Buckwheat
Potassium 460 38 Buckwheat
Magnesium 231 21 Buckwheat
Sugars 0.4 Noodle
Fiber 10 1.2 Buckwheat
Copper 1.1 0.098 Buckwheat
Zinc 2.4 0.65 Buckwheat
Starch
Phosphorus 347 76 Buckwheat
Sodium 1 5 Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0 21 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 Noodle
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.101 0.289 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.425 0.136 Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 7.02 2.077 Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 1.233 0.263 Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.21 0.046 Buckwheat
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 Noodle
Folate, total 30 84 Noodle
Folic acid (B9) 0 77 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 Buckwheat
Saturated Fat 0.741 0.419 Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 1.04 0.581 Buckwheat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.039 0.552 Buckwheat
Tryptophan 0.192 0.043 Buckwheat
Threonine 0.506 0.138 Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.498 0.19 Buckwheat
Leucine 0.832 0.365 Buckwheat
Lysine 0.672 0.137 Buckwheat
Methionine 0.172 0.086 Buckwheat
Phenylalanine 0.52 0.24 Buckwheat
Valine 0.678 0.22 Buckwheat
Histidine 0.309 0.121 Buckwheat
Fructose 0 Noodle

References

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

  1. Buckwheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170286/nutrients
  2. Noodle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/nutrients

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