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Cellophane noodles vs Flour - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Cellophane noodles and Flour

  • Cellophane noodles have more Choline, while Flour have more Vitamin B1, Selenium, Folate, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Iron, Manganese, Phosphorus, and Fiber.
  • Flour covers your daily need of Vitamin B1 53% more than Cellophane noodles.
  • Cellophane noodles contain 9 times more Choline than Flour. While Cellophane noodles contain 93.2mg of Choline, Flour contains only 10.4mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated and Wheat flour, white, all-purpose, enriched, bleached.

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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 +66.7%
Contains more Iron +113.8%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.5%
Contains more Potassium +970%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +70.7%
Contains more Copper +77.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 5% 174% 16% 47% 10% 1% 20% 48%
Contains more Calcium +66.7%
Contains more Iron +113.8%
Contains more Magnesium +633.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +237.5%
Contains more Potassium +970%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +70.7%
Contains more Copper +77.8%

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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Flour
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +423.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2852%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +338%
Contains more Folate +9050%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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% 197% 114% 111% 27% 11% 138% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +13.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +423.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2852%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +338%
Contains more Folate +9050%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cellophane noodles Flour Opinion
Net carbs 85.59g 73.61g Cellophane noodles
Protein 0.16g 10.33g Flour
Fats 0.06g 0.98g Flour
Carbs 86.09g 76.31g Cellophane noodles
Calories 351kcal 364kcal Flour
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0g 0.27g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 0.5g 2.7g Flour
Calcium 25mg 15mg Cellophane noodles
Iron 2.17mg 4.64mg Flour
Magnesium 3mg 22mg Flour
Phosphorus 32mg 108mg Flour
Potassium 10mg 107mg Flour
Sodium 10mg 2mg Flour
Zinc 0.41mg 0.7mg Flour
Copper 0.081mg 0.144mg Flour
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 0.785mg Flour
Vitamin B2 0mg 0.494mg Flour
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 5.904mg Flour
Vitamin B5 0.1mg 0.438mg Flour
Vitamin B6 0.05mg 0.044mg Cellophane noodles
Folate 2µg 183µg Flour
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0.3µg Flour
Tryptophan 0.002mg 0.127mg Flour
Threonine 0.005mg 0.281mg Flour
Isoleucine 0.007mg 0.357mg Flour
Leucine 0.013mg 0.71mg Flour
Lysine 0.011mg 0.228mg Flour
Methionine 0.002mg 0.183mg Flour
Phenylalanine 0.01mg 0.52mg Flour
Valine 0.008mg 0.415mg Flour
Histidine 0.005mg 0.23mg Flour
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g g Flour
Saturated Fat 0.017g 0.155g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.087g Flour
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018g 0.413g Flour

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Flour
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
50
Flour
Mineral Summary Score
18
Cellophane noodles
40
Flour

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
62%
Flour
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
76%
Flour
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
5%
Flour

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Flour
Flour is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Flour
Flour contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flour
Flour is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.27g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.138g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 33)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Flour - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168894/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.