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Corn grain vs. Somen noodles — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Corn grain and Somen noodles

  • Somen noodles contains less Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B1, Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Vitamin B2, and Manganese than Corn grain.
  • Corn grain's daily need coverage for Vitamin B6 is 47% higher.
  • Somen noodles contains 64 times less Magnesium than Corn grain. Corn grain contains 127mg of Magnesium, while Somen noodles contains 2mg.

The food types used in this comparison are Corn grain, yellow and Noodles, japanese, somen, cooked.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Iron +421.2%
Contains more Magnesium +6250%
Contains more Phosphorus +677.8%
Contains more Potassium +889.7%
Contains less Sodium -78.3%
Contains more Zinc +904.5%
Contains more Copper +1156%
Contains more Manganese +93.2%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 102% 91% 90% 26% 5% 61% 105% 64% 85%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 20% 2% 12% 3% 22% 6% 9% 33% 0%
Contains more Iron +421.2%
Contains more Magnesium +6250%
Contains more Phosphorus +677.8%
Contains more Potassium +889.7%
Contains less Sodium -78.3%
Contains more Zinc +904.5%
Contains more Copper +1156%
Contains more Manganese +93.2%
Contains more Calcium +14.3%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1825%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +509.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3639.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4684.6%
Contains more Folate +850%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 13% 10% 0% 0% 97% 47% 69% 26% 144% 15% 0% 0% 1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 5% 8% 2% 11% 3% 2% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1825%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +509.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +3639.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +146.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +4684.6%
Contains more Folate +850%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +135.5%
Contains more Fats +2533.3%
Contains more Carbs +169.6%
Contains more Other +227%
Contains more Water +554.9%
9% 5% 74% 10%
Protein: 9.42 g
Fats: 4.74 g
Carbs: 74.26 g
Water: 10.37 g
Other: 1.21 g
4% 28% 68%
Protein: 4 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 27.54 g
Water: 67.91 g
Other: 0.37 g
Contains more Protein +135.5%
Contains more Fats +2533.3%
Contains more Carbs +169.6%
Contains more Other +227%
Contains more Water +554.9%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5857.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2863%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.3%
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.667 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 1.251 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 2.163 g
21% 18% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.021 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.073 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +5857.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +2863%
Contains less Saturated Fat -96.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Corn grain Somen noodles
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Corn grain Somen noodles Opinion
Net carbs 66.96g 27.54g Corn grain
Protein 9.42g 4g Corn grain
Fats 4.74g 0.18g Corn grain
Carbs 74.26g 27.54g Corn grain
Calories 365kcal 131kcal Corn grain
Sugar 0.64g Somen noodles
Fiber 7.3g Corn grain
Calcium 7mg 8mg Somen noodles
Iron 2.71mg 0.52mg Corn grain
Magnesium 127mg 2mg Corn grain
Phosphorus 210mg 27mg Corn grain
Potassium 287mg 29mg Corn grain
Sodium 35mg 161mg Corn grain
Zinc 2.21mg 0.22mg Corn grain
Copper 0.314mg 0.025mg Corn grain
Manganese 0.485mg 0.251mg Corn grain
Selenium 15.5µg Corn grain
Vitamin A 214IU 0IU Corn grain
Vitamin A RAE 11µg 0µg Corn grain
Vitamin E 0.49mg Corn grain
Vitamin B1 0.385mg 0.02mg Corn grain
Vitamin B2 0.201mg 0.033mg Corn grain
Vitamin B3 3.627mg 0.097mg Corn grain
Vitamin B5 0.424mg 0.172mg Corn grain
Vitamin B6 0.622mg 0.013mg Corn grain
Folate 19µg 2µg Corn grain
Vitamin K 0.3µg Corn grain
Tryptophan 0.067mg 0.051mg Corn grain
Threonine 0.354mg 0.106mg Corn grain
Isoleucine 0.337mg 0.155mg Corn grain
Leucine 1.155mg 0.274mg Corn grain
Lysine 0.265mg 0.077mg Corn grain
Methionine 0.197mg 0.062mg Corn grain
Phenylalanine 0.463mg 0.194mg Corn grain
Valine 0.477mg 0.171mg Corn grain
Histidine 0.287mg 0.081mg Corn grain
Saturated Fat 0.667g 0.025g Somen noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 1.251g 0.021g Corn grain
Polyunsaturated fat 2.163g 0.073g Corn grain

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Corn grain Somen noodles
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
32%
Corn grain
2%
Somen noodles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
63%
Corn grain
11%
Somen noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Somen noodles
Somen noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.64g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Somen noodles
Somen noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.642g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Somen noodles
Somen noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 52)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Corn grain
Corn grain contains less Sodium (difference - 126mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Corn grain
Corn grain is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Corn grain
Corn grain 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 is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Corn grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170288/nutrients
  2. Somen noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168909/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.