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Cellophane noodles vs Buckwheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Cellophane noodles and Buckwheat

  • The amount of Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Fiber, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, Zinc, and Potassium in Buckwheat is higher than in Cellophane noodles.
  • Buckwheat covers your daily Copper needs 113% more than Cellophane noodles.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated and Buckwheat.

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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 +38.9%
Contains more Magnesium +7600%
Contains more Phosphorus +984.4%
Contains more Potassium +4500%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +485.4%
Contains more Copper +1258%
Equal in Iron - 2.2
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 83% 166% 149% 41% 1% 66% 367%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Magnesium +7600%
Contains more Phosphorus +984.4%
Contains more Potassium +4500%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +485.4%
Contains more Copper +1258%
Equal in Iron - 2.2

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
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3410%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1133%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Folate +1400%
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%
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%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +48.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3410%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1133%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +320%
Contains more Folate +1400%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cellophane noodles Buckwheat Opinion
Net carbs 85.59g 61.5g Cellophane noodles
Protein 0.16g 13.25g Buckwheat
Fats 0.06g 3.4g Buckwheat
Carbs 86.09g 71.5g Cellophane noodles
Calories 351kcal 343kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Buckwheat
Fiber 0.5g 10g Buckwheat
Calcium 25mg 18mg Cellophane noodles
Iron 2.17mg 2.2mg Buckwheat
Magnesium 3mg 231mg Buckwheat
Phosphorus 32mg 347mg Buckwheat
Potassium 10mg 460mg Buckwheat
Sodium 10mg 1mg Buckwheat
Zinc 0.41mg 2.4mg Buckwheat
Copper 0.081mg 1.1mg Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.13mg mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.101mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.425mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 7.02mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 0.1mg 1.233mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.21mg Buckwheat
Folate 2µg 30µg Buckwheat
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Cellophane noodles
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.192mg Buckwheat
Threonine 0.005mg 0.506mg Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.007mg 0.498mg Buckwheat
Leucine 0.013mg 0.832mg Buckwheat
Lysine 0.011mg 0.672mg Buckwheat
Methionine 0.002mg 0.172mg Buckwheat
Phenylalanine 0.01mg 0.52mg Buckwheat
Valine 0.008mg 0.678mg Buckwheat
Histidine 0.005mg 0.309mg Buckwheat
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Buckwheat
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.741g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 1.04g Buckwheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018g 1.039g Buckwheat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Buckwheat
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
5
Cellophane noodles
33
Buckwheat
Mineral Summary Score
18
Cellophane noodles
109
Buckwheat

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
1%
Cellophane noodles
80%
Buckwheat
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
72%
Buckwheat
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
16%
Buckwheat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.724g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 15)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $2.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
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. Cellophane noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174258/nutrients
  2. Buckwheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170286/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.