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Buckwheat vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Buckwheat and Noodle different?

  • Buckwheat is richer in Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, while Noodle is higher in Selenium.
  • Buckwheat covers your daily need of Copper 111% more than Noodle.
  • Buckwheat contains 11 times more Magnesium than Noodle. Buckwheat contains 231mg of Magnesium, while Noodle contains 21mg.

Buckwheat and Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked types were used in this article.

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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 +50%
Contains more Iron +49.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +356.6%
Contains more Potassium +1110.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +269.2%
Contains more Copper +1022.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 83% 166% 149% 41% 1% 66% 367%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +49.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +356.6%
Contains more Potassium +1110.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +269.2%
Contains more Copper +1022.4%

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 Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 26% 99% 132% 74% 49% 23% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 3% 0% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 63% 12% 0%
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 Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Buckwheat Noodle Opinion
Net carbs 61.5g 23.96g Buckwheat
Protein 13.25g 4.54g Buckwheat
Fats 3.4g 2.07g Buckwheat
Carbs 71.5g 25.16g Buckwheat
Calories 343kcal 138kcal Buckwheat
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Noodle
Sugar g 0.4g Buckwheat
Fiber 10g 1.2g Buckwheat
Calcium 18mg 12mg Buckwheat
Iron 2.2mg 1.47mg Buckwheat
Magnesium 231mg 21mg Buckwheat
Phosphorus 347mg 76mg Buckwheat
Potassium 460mg 38mg Buckwheat
Sodium 1mg 5mg Buckwheat
Zinc 2.4mg 0.65mg Buckwheat
Copper 1.1mg 0.098mg Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0IU 21IU Noodle
Vitamin E mg 0.17mg Noodle
Vitamin D 0IU 4IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.101mg 0.289mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.425mg 0.136mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 7.02mg 2.077mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 1.233mg 0.263mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.21mg 0.046mg Buckwheat
Folate 30µg 84µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Noodle
Vitamin K µg 0µg Noodle
Tryptophan 0.192mg 0.043mg Buckwheat
Threonine 0.506mg 0.138mg Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.498mg 0.19mg Buckwheat
Leucine 0.832mg 0.365mg Buckwheat
Lysine 0.672mg 0.137mg Buckwheat
Methionine 0.172mg 0.086mg Buckwheat
Phenylalanine 0.52mg 0.24mg Buckwheat
Valine 0.678mg 0.22mg Buckwheat
Histidine 0.309mg 0.121mg Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Buckwheat
Trans Fat g 0.029g Buckwheat
Saturated Fat 0.741g 0.419g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 1.04g 0.581g Buckwheat
Polyunsaturated fat 1.039g 0.552g Buckwheat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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

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Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

The summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfills human daily needs, the more the summary score is.
Vitamin Summary Score
33
Buckwheat
21
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
109
Buckwheat
20
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 food.
Protein
80%
Buckwheat
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
72%
Buckwheat
25%
Noodle
Fats
16%
Buckwheat
10%
Noodle

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 - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Noodle
Noodle is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. 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

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.