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Cellophane noodles vs Bulgur - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cellophane noodles and Bulgur

  • Cellophane noodles have more Choline, however Bulgur have more Manganese, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B5, and Zinc.
  • Daily need coverage for Manganese from Bulgur is 128% higher.
  • Bulgur has 3 times less Choline than Cellophane noodles. Cellophane noodles have 93.2mg of Choline, while Bulgur has 28.1mg.

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

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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 less Sodium -41.2%
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%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 11% 93% 118% 129% 37% 3% 53% 112%
Contains less Sodium -41.2%
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%

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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Bulgur
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
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 +∞%
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 1% 2% 0% 0% 59% 27% 96% 63% 79% 21% 0% 5%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
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 +∞%

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Bulgur
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
29
Bulgur
Mineral Summary Score
18
Cellophane noodles
69
Bulgur

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

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. Cellophane noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174258/nutrients
  2. Bulgur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170688/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.