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Cellophane noodles vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cellophane noodles and Maize different?

  • Cellophane noodles are higher in Iron, Selenium, and Choline, however Maize is richer in Vitamin B5, Folate, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Potassium, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Cellophane noodles is 21% higher.
  • Cellophane noodles contain 13 times more Selenium than Maize. While Cellophane noodles contain 7.9µg of Selenium, Maize contains only 0.6µg.

Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated and Corn, sweet, yellow, raw are the varieties used in this article.

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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 +1150%
Contains more Iron +317.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Magnesium +1133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.1%
Contains more Potassium +2600%
Contains more Zinc +12.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 20% 27% 39% 24% 2% 13% 18%
Contains more Calcium +1150%
Contains more Iron +317.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +50%
Contains more Magnesium +1133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.1%
Contains more Potassium +2600%
Contains more Zinc +12.2%

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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Maize
Contains more Vitamin E +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +785%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +617%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86%
Contains more Folate +2000%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.155
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 12% 2% 0% 23% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 32% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.7%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +785%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +617%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86%
Contains more Folate +2000%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.155

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 Maize
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cellophane noodles Maize Opinion
Net carbs 85.59g 16.7g Cellophane noodles
Protein 0.16g 3.27g Maize
Fats 0.06g 1.35g Maize
Carbs 86.09g 18.7g Cellophane noodles
Calories 351kcal 86kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g 5.7g Maize
Fructose g 1.94g Maize
Sugar 0g 6.26g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 0.5g 2g Maize
Calcium 25mg 2mg Cellophane noodles
Iron 2.17mg 0.52mg Cellophane noodles
Magnesium 3mg 37mg Maize
Phosphorus 32mg 89mg Maize
Potassium 10mg 270mg Maize
Sodium 10mg 15mg Cellophane noodles
Zinc 0.41mg 0.46mg Maize
Copper 0.081mg 0.054mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin A 0IU 187IU Maize
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.07mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 6.8mg Maize
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.155mg Maize
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.055mg Maize
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 1.77mg Maize
Vitamin B5 0.1mg 0.717mg Maize
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.093mg Maize
Folate 2µg 42µg Maize
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.3µg Maize
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.023mg Maize
Threonine 0.005mg 0.129mg Maize
Isoleucine 0.007mg 0.129mg Maize
Leucine 0.013mg 0.348mg Maize
Lysine 0.011mg 0.137mg Maize
Methionine 0.002mg 0.067mg Maize
Phenylalanine 0.01mg 0.15mg Maize
Valine 0.008mg 0.185mg Maize
Histidine 0.005mg 0.089mg Maize
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.325g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.432g Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018g 0.487g Maize

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Maize
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
18
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
18
Cellophane noodles
18
Maize

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
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
19%
Maize
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
6%
Maize

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.308g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.