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Cellophane noodles vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Cellophane noodles and Tempeh?

  • Cellophane noodles have less Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, Selenium, Vitamin B6, and Potassium than Tempeh.
  • Tempeh's daily need coverage for Copper is 53% higher.
  • Cellophane noodles contain less Saturated Fat.

We used Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated and Tempeh types in this comparison.

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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 +344%
Contains more Iron +24.4%
Contains more Magnesium +2600%
Contains more Phosphorus +731.3%
Contains more Potassium +4020%
Contains more Zinc +178%
Contains more Copper +591.4%
Equal in Sodium - 9
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187%
Contains more Calcium +344%
Contains more Iron +24.4%
Contains more Magnesium +2600%
Contains more Phosphorus +731.3%
Contains more Potassium +4020%
Contains more Zinc +178%
Contains more Copper +591.4%
Equal in Sodium - 9

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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Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 18% 10% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cellophane noodles Tempeh Opinion
Net carbs 85.59g 7.64g Cellophane noodles
Protein 0.16g 20.29g Tempeh
Fats 0.06g 10.8g Tempeh
Carbs 86.09g 7.64g Cellophane noodles
Calories 351kcal 192kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Tempeh
Fiber 0.5g g Cellophane noodles
Calcium 25mg 111mg Tempeh
Iron 2.17mg 2.7mg Tempeh
Magnesium 3mg 81mg Tempeh
Phosphorus 32mg 266mg Tempeh
Potassium 10mg 412mg Tempeh
Sodium 10mg 9mg Tempeh
Zinc 0.41mg 1.14mg Tempeh
Copper 0.081mg 0.56mg Tempeh
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.13mg mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.078mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.358mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 2.64mg Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.1mg 0.278mg Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.215mg Tempeh
Folate 2µg 24µg Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.08µg Tempeh
Vitamin K 0µg µg Cellophane noodles
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.194mg Tempeh
Threonine 0.005mg 0.796mg Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.007mg 0.88mg Tempeh
Leucine 0.013mg 1.43mg Tempeh
Lysine 0.011mg 0.908mg Tempeh
Methionine 0.002mg 0.175mg Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.01mg 0.893mg Tempeh
Valine 0.008mg 0.92mg Tempeh
Histidine 0.005mg 0.466mg Tempeh
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 2.539g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 3.205g Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018g 4.3g Tempeh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Tempeh
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
20
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
18
Cellophane noodles
70
Tempeh

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
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
8%
Tempeh
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
50%
Tempeh

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.522g)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)
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. Tempeh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174272/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.