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Cellophane noodles vs Rice - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Cellophane noodles and Rice?

  • Cellophane noodles are higher in Choline, and Iron, yet Rice is higher in Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5.
  • Cellophane noodles' daily need coverage for Choline is 17% more.
  • Cellophane noodles have 2 times more Iron than Rice. While Cellophane noodles have 2.17mg of Iron, Rice has only 1.2mg.

We used Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated and Rice, white, long-grain, regular, enriched, cooked types 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 +150%
Contains more Iron +80.8%
Contains more Copper +17.4%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.4%
Contains more Potassium +250%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 45% 9% 19% 4% 1% 14% 24%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +80.8%
Contains more Copper +17.4%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.4%
Contains more Potassium +250%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%

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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Rice
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +638%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86%
Contains more Folate +2800%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.163
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% 1% 0% 0% 41% 3% 28% 24% 22% 44% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +638%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86%
Contains more Folate +2800%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.163

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 Rice
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar 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 Rice Opinion
Net carbs 85.59g 27.77g Cellophane noodles
Protein 0.16g 2.69g Rice
Fats 0.06g 0.28g Rice
Carbs 86.09g 28.17g Cellophane noodles
Calories 351kcal 130kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0.05g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 0.5g 0.4g Cellophane noodles
Calcium 25mg 10mg Cellophane noodles
Iron 2.17mg 1.2mg Cellophane noodles
Magnesium 3mg 12mg Rice
Phosphorus 32mg 43mg Rice
Potassium 10mg 35mg Rice
Sodium 10mg 1mg Rice
Zinc 0.41mg 0.49mg Rice
Copper 0.081mg 0.069mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.04mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.163mg Rice
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.013mg Rice
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 1.476mg Rice
Vitamin B5 0.1mg 0.39mg Rice
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.093mg Rice
Folate 2µg 58µg Rice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.031mg Rice
Threonine 0.005mg 0.096mg Rice
Isoleucine 0.007mg 0.116mg Rice
Leucine 0.013mg 0.222mg Rice
Lysine 0.011mg 0.097mg Rice
Methionine 0.002mg 0.063mg Rice
Phenylalanine 0.01mg 0.144mg Rice
Valine 0.008mg 0.164mg Rice
Histidine 0.005mg 0.063mg Rice
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Rice
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.077g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.088g Rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018g 0.076g Rice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Rice
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
13
Rice
Mineral Summary Score
18
Cellophane noodles
14
Rice

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
16%
Rice
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
28%
Rice
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
1%
Rice

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rice
Rice contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rice
Rice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1)
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. Rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168878/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.