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Bulgur vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Bulgur and Cellophane noodles

  • Bulgur has more Manganese, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Zinc, however Cellophane noodles has more Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Bulgur is 128% higher.
  • Cellophane noodles have 55 times less Magnesium than Bulgur. Bulgur has 164mg of Magnesium, while Cellophane noodles have 3mg.

Food types used in this article are Bulgur, dry and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated.

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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 +40%
Contains more Iron +13.4%
Contains more Magnesium +5366.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +837.5%
Contains more Potassium +4000%
Contains more Zinc +370.7%
Contains more Copper +313.6%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 93% 118% 129% 37% 3% 53% 112%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Iron +13.4%
Contains more Magnesium +5366.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +837.5%
Contains more Potassium +4000%
Contains more Zinc +370.7%
Contains more Copper +313.6%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%

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
Bulgur
8
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2457%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +945%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +584%
Contains more Folate +1250%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 2% 0% 0% 59% 27% 96% 63% 79% 21% 0% 5%
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 B1 +54.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2457%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +945%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +584%
Contains more Folate +1250%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%

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.
Bulgur Cellophane noodles
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bulgur Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 63.37g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 12.29g 0.16g Bulgur
Fats 1.33g 0.06g Bulgur
Carbs 75.87g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 342kcal 351kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.41g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 12.5g 0.5g Bulgur
Calcium 35mg 25mg Bulgur
Iron 2.46mg 2.17mg Bulgur
Magnesium 164mg 3mg Bulgur
Phosphorus 300mg 32mg Bulgur
Potassium 410mg 10mg Bulgur
Sodium 17mg 10mg Cellophane noodles
Zinc 1.93mg 0.41mg Bulgur
Copper 0.335mg 0.081mg Bulgur
Vitamin A 9IU 0IU Bulgur
Vitamin E 0.06mg 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.232mg 0.15mg Bulgur
Vitamin B2 0.115mg 0mg Bulgur
Vitamin B3 5.114mg 0.2mg Bulgur
Vitamin B5 1.045mg 0.1mg Bulgur
Vitamin B6 0.342mg 0.05mg Bulgur
Folate 27µg 2µg Bulgur
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.9µg 0µg Bulgur
Tryptophan 0.19mg 0.002mg Bulgur
Threonine 0.354mg 0.005mg Bulgur
Isoleucine 0.455mg 0.007mg Bulgur
Leucine 0.83mg 0.013mg Bulgur
Lysine 0.339mg 0.011mg Bulgur
Methionine 0.19mg 0.002mg Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.58mg 0.01mg Bulgur
Valine 0.554mg 0.008mg Bulgur
Histidine 0.285mg 0.005mg Bulgur
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Bulgur
Saturated Fat 0.232g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.173g 0.008g Bulgur
Polyunsaturated fat 0.541g 0.018g Bulgur

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Bulgur Cellophane noodles
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
29
Bulgur
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
69
Bulgur
18
Cellophane noodles

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
74%
Bulgur
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
76%
Bulgur
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
6%
Bulgur
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.41g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 7mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.215g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 8)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bulgur
Bulgur is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bulgur
Bulgur 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. Bulgur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170688/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.