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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
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Contains more Iron +334%
Contains more Calcium +257.1%
Contains more Potassium +340%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.3%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 8% 1% 3% 27% 12% 14% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 19% 3% 4% 13% 34% 14% 25% 1%
Contains more Iron +334%
Contains more Calcium +257.1%
Contains more Potassium +340%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.3%
Contains less Sodium -90%

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 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% 2% 0% 5% 5% 8% 7% 12% 0% 0% 6%
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 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
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 the food
Protein
1%
Cellophane noodles
35%
Spaghetti
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
31%
Spaghetti
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
4%
Spaghetti

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 Spaghetti
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars 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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Spaghetti
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 contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sugars (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 definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
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 Spaghetti Opinion
Calories 351 158 Cellophane noodles
Protein 0.16 5.8 Spaghetti
Fats 0.06 0.93 Spaghetti
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 86.09 30.86 Cellophane noodles
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.17 0.5 Cellophane noodles
Calcium 25 7 Cellophane noodles
Potassium 10 44 Spaghetti
Magnesium 3 18 Spaghetti
Sugars 0 0.56 Cellophane noodles
Fiber 0.5 1.8 Spaghetti
Copper 0.081 0.1 Spaghetti
Zinc 0.41 0.51 Spaghetti
Starch 26.01 Spaghetti
Phosphorus 32 58 Spaghetti
Sodium 10 1 Spaghetti
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.13 0.06 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.02 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B2 0 0.02 Spaghetti
Vitamin B3 0.2 0.4 Spaghetti
Vitamin B5 0.1 0.112 Spaghetti
Vitamin B6 0.05 0.049 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 2 7 Spaghetti
Trans Fat 0 0
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.176 Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.131 Spaghetti
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018 0.326 Spaghetti
Tryptophan 0.002 0.083 Spaghetti
Threonine 0.005 0.206 Spaghetti
Isoleucine 0.007 0.228 Spaghetti
Leucine 0.013 0.44 Spaghetti
Lysine 0.011 0.133 Spaghetti
Methionine 0.002 0.065 Spaghetti
Phenylalanine 0.01 0.297 Spaghetti
Valine 0.008 0.262 Spaghetti
Histidine 0.005 0.132 Spaghetti
Fructose 0.03 Spaghetti

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. 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.