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Cellophane noodles vs. Barley — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cellophane noodles and Barley?

  • 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 Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated and Barley, hulled 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
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 more Manganese +1843%
Contains more Selenium +377.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27% 14% 44%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 10% 135% 95% 114% 40% 2% 76% 166% 254% 206%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
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 more Manganese +1843%
Contains more Selenium +377.2%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Barley
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 Choline Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 51% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 12% 0% 0% 162% 66% 87% 17% 74% 15% 0% 0% 6%
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 Carbs +17.2%
Contains more Water +42.2%
Contains more Protein +7700%
Contains more Fats +3733.3%
Contains more Other +751.9%
86% 13%
Protein: 0.16 g
Fats: 0.06 g
Carbs: 86.09 g
Water: 13.42 g
Other: 0.27 g
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
Contains more Carbs +17.2%
Contains more Water +42.2%
Contains more Protein +7700%
Contains more Fats +3733.3%
Contains more Other +751.9%

Fat Type Comparison

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

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Cellophane noodles Barley
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 Cellophane noodles Barley Opinion
Net carbs 85.59g 56.18g Cellophane noodles
Protein 0.16g 12.48g Barley
Fats 0.06g 2.3g Barley
Carbs 86.09g 73.48g Cellophane noodles
Calories 351kcal 354kcal Barley
Sugar 0g 0.8g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 0.5g 17.3g Barley
Calcium 25mg 33mg Barley
Iron 2.17mg 3.6mg Barley
Magnesium 3mg 133mg Barley
Phosphorus 32mg 264mg Barley
Potassium 10mg 452mg Barley
Sodium 10mg 12mg Cellophane noodles
Zinc 0.41mg 2.77mg Barley
Copper 0.081mg 0.498mg Barley
Manganese 0.1mg 1.943mg Barley
Selenium 7.9µg 37.7µg Barley
Vitamin A 0IU 22IU Barley
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Barley
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.57mg Barley
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.646mg Barley
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.285mg Barley
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 4.604mg Barley
Vitamin B5 0.1mg 0.282mg Barley
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.318mg Barley
Folate 2µg 19µg Barley
Choline 93.2mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin K 0µg 2.2µg Barley
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.208mg Barley
Threonine 0.005mg 0.424mg Barley
Isoleucine 0.007mg 0.456mg Barley
Leucine 0.013mg 0.848mg Barley
Lysine 0.011mg 0.465mg Barley
Methionine 0.002mg 0.24mg Barley
Phenylalanine 0.01mg 0.7mg Barley
Valine 0.008mg 0.612mg Barley
Histidine 0.005mg 0.281mg Barley
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.482g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.295g Barley
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018g 1.108g Barley

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Barley
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 indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
9%
Cellophane noodles
34%
Barley
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Cellophane noodles
110%
Barley

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

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

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