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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 Iron +13.4%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Potassium +4000%
Contains more Magnesium +5366.7%
Contains more Copper +313.6%
Contains more Zinc +370.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +837.5%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 93% 11% 37% 118% 112% 53% 129% 3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 8% 1% 3% 27% 12% 14% 2%
Contains more Iron +13.4%
Contains more Calcium +40%
Contains more Potassium +4000%
Contains more Magnesium +5366.7%
Contains more Copper +313.6%
Contains more Zinc +370.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +837.5%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +1250%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 2% 0% 59% 27% 96% 63% 79% 0% 5% 21%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 0% 0% 2%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +1250%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%

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 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

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Bulgur Cellophane noodles
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 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)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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