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Cellophane noodles vs Tofu - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Cellophane noodles and Tofu different?

  • Tofu is higher than Cellophane noodles in Calcium, Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Selenium, Magnesium, Zinc, Vitamin B2, Fiber, and Folate.
  • Tofu covers your daily need of Calcium 66% more than Cellophane noodles.

Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated and Tofu, raw, firm, prepared with calcium sulfate types were 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 less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +2632%
Contains more Iron +22.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1833.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +493.8%
Contains more Potassium +2270%
Contains more Zinc +282.9%
Contains more Copper +366.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 205% 100% 42% 82% 21% 2% 43% 126%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +2632%
Contains more Iron +22.6%
Contains more Magnesium +1833.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +493.8%
Contains more Potassium +2270%
Contains more Zinc +282.9%
Contains more Copper +366.7%

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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Tofu
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84%
Contains more Folate +1350%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.158
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 10% 0% 0% 1% 40% 24% 8% 8% 22% 22% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +90.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +33%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84%
Contains more Folate +1350%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.158

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cellophane noodles Tofu Opinion
Net carbs 85.59g 0.48g Cellophane noodles
Protein 0.16g 17.27g Tofu
Fats 0.06g 8.72g Tofu
Carbs 86.09g 2.78g Cellophane noodles
Calories 351kcal 144kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g g Tofu
Fiber 0.5g 2.3g Tofu
Calcium 25mg 683mg Tofu
Iron 2.17mg 2.66mg Tofu
Magnesium 3mg 58mg Tofu
Phosphorus 32mg 190mg Tofu
Potassium 10mg 237mg Tofu
Sodium 10mg 14mg Cellophane noodles
Zinc 0.41mg 1.57mg Tofu
Copper 0.081mg 0.378mg Tofu
Vitamin A 0IU 166IU Tofu
Vitamin E 0.13mg mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0.2mg Tofu
Vitamin B1 0.15mg 0.158mg Tofu
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.102mg Tofu
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.381mg Tofu
Vitamin B5 0.1mg 0.133mg Tofu
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.092mg Tofu
Folate 2µg 29µg Tofu
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg µg Cellophane noodles
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.235mg Tofu
Threonine 0.005mg 0.785mg Tofu
Isoleucine 0.007mg 0.849mg Tofu
Leucine 0.013mg 1.392mg Tofu
Lysine 0.011mg 0.883mg Tofu
Methionine 0.002mg 0.211mg Tofu
Phenylalanine 0.01mg 0.835mg Tofu
Valine 0.008mg 0.87mg Tofu
Histidine 0.005mg 0.431mg Tofu
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.017g 1.261g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 1.925g Tofu
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018g 4.921g Tofu

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Tofu
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
11
Tofu
Mineral Summary Score
18
Cellophane noodles
77
Tofu

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
104%
Tofu
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
3%
Tofu
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
40%
Tofu

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tofu
Tofu is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Tofu
Tofu is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.244g)
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 ($)

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. Tofu - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172475/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.