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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
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Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Potassium +4500%
Contains more Magnesium +7600%
Contains more Copper +1258%
Contains more Zinc +485.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +984.4%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Equal in Iron - 2.2
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 8% 1% 3% 27% 12% 14% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 83% 6% 41% 166% 367% 66% 149% 1%
Contains more Calcium +38.9%
Contains more Potassium +4500%
Contains more Magnesium +7600%
Contains more Copper +1258%
Contains more Zinc +485.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +984.4%
Contains less Sodium -90%
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 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%
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% 0% 0% 26% 99% 132% 74% 49% 0% 0% 23%
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 and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils 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 the food
Protein
1%
Cellophane noodles
80%
Buckwheat
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
72%
Buckwheat
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
16%
Buckwheat

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at 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 Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Buckwheat
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 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 contains less Sugars?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Cellophane noodles Buckwheat Opinion
Calories 351 343 Cellophane noodles
Protein 0.16 13.25 Buckwheat
Fats 0.06 3.4 Buckwheat
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 86.09 71.5 Cellophane noodles
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.17 2.2 Buckwheat
Calcium 25 18 Cellophane noodles
Potassium 10 460 Buckwheat
Magnesium 3 231 Buckwheat
Sugars 0 Buckwheat
Fiber 0.5 10 Buckwheat
Copper 0.081 1.1 Buckwheat
Zinc 0.41 2.4 Buckwheat
Starch
Phosphorus 32 347 Buckwheat
Sodium 10 1 Buckwheat
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.13 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.101 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B2 0 0.425 Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 0.2 7.02 Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 0.1 1.233 Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.05 0.21 Buckwheat
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 Cellophane noodles
Folate 2 30 Buckwheat
Trans Fat 0 Buckwheat
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.741 Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 1.04 Buckwheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018 1.039 Buckwheat
Tryptophan 0.002 0.192 Buckwheat
Threonine 0.005 0.506 Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.007 0.498 Buckwheat
Leucine 0.013 0.832 Buckwheat
Lysine 0.011 0.672 Buckwheat
Methionine 0.002 0.172 Buckwheat
Phenylalanine 0.01 0.52 Buckwheat
Valine 0.008 0.678 Buckwheat
Histidine 0.005 0.309 Buckwheat
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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 of 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.