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Cellophane noodles vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cellophane noodles and Wheat gluten

  • Cellophane noodles contain less Selenium, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Calcium, Copper, Magnesium, and Polyunsaturated fat than Wheat gluten.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Wheat gluten is 58% higher.

Food types used in this article are Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated and Vital wheat gluten.

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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 -65.5%
Contains more Iron +139.6%
Contains more Calcium +468%
Contains more Potassium +900%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Copper +124.7%
Contains more Zinc +107.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +712.5%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 8% 1% 3% 27% 12% 14% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 195% 43% 9% 18% 61% 24% 112% 4%
Contains less Sodium -65.5%
Contains more Iron +139.6%
Contains more Calcium +468%
Contains more Potassium +900%
Contains more Magnesium +733.3%
Contains more Copper +124.7%
Contains more Zinc +107.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +712.5%

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 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%

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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
18
Cellophane noodles
58
Wheat gluten

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
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
9%
Wheat gluten

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

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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 is richer in minerals?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 19mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.255g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food contains less Sugar?
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The foods are relatively equal in Sugar (0 g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cellophane noodles Wheat gluten Opinion
Calories 351 370 Wheat gluten
Protein 0.16 75.16 Wheat gluten
Fats 0.06 1.85 Wheat gluten
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 86.09 13.79 Cellophane noodles
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.17 5.2 Wheat gluten
Calcium 25 142 Wheat gluten
Potassium 10 100 Wheat gluten
Magnesium 3 25 Wheat gluten
Sugar 0 0
Fiber 0.5 0.6 Wheat gluten
Copper 0.081 0.182 Wheat gluten
Zinc 0.41 0.85 Wheat gluten
Starch
Phosphorus 32 260 Wheat gluten
Sodium 10 29 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.13 0 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B2 0 0
Vitamin B3 0.2 0 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B5 0.1 0 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B6 0.05 0 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 2 0 Cellophane noodles
Trans Fat 0 Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.272 Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.156 Wheat gluten
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018 0.81 Wheat gluten
Tryptophan 0.002 Cellophane noodles
Threonine 0.005 Cellophane noodles
Isoleucine 0.007 Cellophane noodles
Leucine 0.013 Cellophane noodles
Lysine 0.011 Cellophane noodles
Methionine 0.002 Cellophane noodles
Phenylalanine 0.01 Cellophane noodles
Valine 0.008 Cellophane noodles
Histidine 0.005 Cellophane noodles
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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. Wheat gluten - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168147/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.