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Cellophane noodles vs Spaghetti - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cellophane noodles and Spaghetti

  • Cellophane noodles have more Iron, Choline, and Vitamin B1, while Spaghetti have more Selenium, Manganese, and Fiber.
  • Spaghetti covers your daily need of Selenium 34% more than Cellophane noodles.
  • Cellophane noodles contain 15 times more Choline than Spaghetti. While Cellophane noodles contain 93.2mg of Choline, Spaghetti contains only 6.4mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated and Pasta, cooked, unenriched, without added salt.

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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 +257.1%
Contains more Iron +334%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.3%
Contains more Potassium +340%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
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% 19% 13% 25% 4% 1% 14% 34%
Contains more Calcium +257.1%
Contains more Iron +334%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.3%
Contains more Potassium +340%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Copper +23.5%

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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Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Folate +250%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.049
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% 2% 0% 0% 5% 5% 8% 7% 12% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Folate +250%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.049

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 Spaghetti
Lower in Sodium 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
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cellophane noodles Spaghetti Opinion
Net carbs 85.59g 29.06g Cellophane noodles
Protein 0.16g 5.8g Spaghetti
Fats 0.06g 0.93g Spaghetti
Carbs 86.09g 30.86g Cellophane noodles
Calories 351kcal 158kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g 26.01g Spaghetti
Fructose g 0.03g Spaghetti
Sugar 0g 0.56g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 0.5g 1.8g Spaghetti
Calcium 25mg 7mg Cellophane noodles
Iron 2.17mg 0.5mg Cellophane noodles
Magnesium 3mg 18mg Spaghetti
Phosphorus 32mg 58mg Spaghetti
Potassium 10mg 44mg Spaghetti
Sodium 10mg 1mg Spaghetti
Zinc 0.41mg 0.51mg Spaghetti
Copper 0.081mg 0.1mg Spaghetti
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.13mg 0.06mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.02mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.02mg Spaghetti
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.4mg Spaghetti
Vitamin B5 0.1mg 0.112mg Spaghetti
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.049mg Cellophane noodles
Folate 2µg 7µg Spaghetti
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.083mg Spaghetti
Threonine 0.005mg 0.206mg Spaghetti
Isoleucine 0.007mg 0.228mg Spaghetti
Leucine 0.013mg 0.44mg Spaghetti
Lysine 0.011mg 0.133mg Spaghetti
Methionine 0.002mg 0.065mg Spaghetti
Phenylalanine 0.01mg 0.297mg Spaghetti
Valine 0.008mg 0.262mg Spaghetti
Histidine 0.005mg 0.132mg Spaghetti
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.176g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.131g Spaghetti
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018g 0.326g Spaghetti

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Cellophane noodles Spaghetti
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
3
Spaghetti
Mineral Summary Score
18
Cellophane noodles
14
Spaghetti

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
35%
Spaghetti
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
31%
Spaghetti
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
4%
Spaghetti

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.159g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
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.
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. Spaghetti - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168928/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.