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

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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +9050%
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% 197% 114% 111% 27% 11% 0% 1% 138%
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 Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +9050%

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
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 the food
Protein
1%
Cellophane noodles
62%
Flour
Carbohydrates
86%
Cellophane noodles
76%
Flour
Fats
0%
Cellophane noodles
5%
Flour

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

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Cellophane noodles Flour
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?
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 contains less Sugars?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sugars (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)

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 Flour Opinion
Calories 351 364 Flour
Protein 0.16 10.33 Flour
Fats 0.06 0.98 Flour
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 86.09 76.31 Cellophane noodles
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 2.17 4.64 Flour
Calcium 25 15 Cellophane noodles
Potassium 10 107 Flour
Magnesium 3 22 Flour
Sugars 0 0.27 Cellophane noodles
Fiber 0.5 2.7 Flour
Copper 0.081 0.144 Flour
Zinc 0.41 0.7 Flour
Starch
Phosphorus 32 108 Flour
Sodium 10 2 Flour
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.13 0.06 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.15 0.785 Flour
Vitamin B2 0 0.494 Flour
Vitamin B3 0.2 5.904 Flour
Vitamin B5 0.1 0.438 Flour
Vitamin B6 0.05 0.044 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0 0.3 Flour
Folate 2 183 Flour
Trans Fat 0 Flour
Saturated Fat 0.017 0.155 Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008 0.087 Flour
Polyunsaturated fat 0.018 0.413 Flour
Tryptophan 0.002 0.127 Flour
Threonine 0.005 0.281 Flour
Isoleucine 0.007 0.357 Flour
Leucine 0.013 0.71 Flour
Lysine 0.011 0.228 Flour
Methionine 0.002 0.183 Flour
Phenylalanine 0.01 0.52 Flour
Valine 0.008 0.415 Flour
Histidine 0.005 0.23 Flour
Fructose

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. 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.