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Cornmeal vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Cornmeal and Cellophane noodles

  • Cornmeal has more Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3, Iron, Fiber, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, and Magnesium, however Cellophane noodles has more Vitamin B2, and Choline.
  • Daily need coverage for Folate from Cornmeal is 52% higher.
  • Cellophane noodles have 25 times less Vitamin B3 than Cornmeal. Cornmeal has 4.968mg of Vitamin B3, while Cellophane noodles have 0.2mg.

Food types used in this article are Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated.

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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 Iron +100.9%
Contains more Magnesium +966.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.4%
Contains more Potassium +1320%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Zinc +61%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.081
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 164% 23% 43% 13% 1% 19% 26%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Iron +100.9%
Contains more Magnesium +966.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +209.4%
Contains more Potassium +1320%
Contains less Sodium -30%
Contains more Zinc +61%
Contains more Calcium +733.3%
Equal in Copper - 0.081

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 A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2384%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +264%
Contains more Folate +10350%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.13
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 13% 3% 0% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 157% 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% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +267.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +2384%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +140%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +264%
Contains more Folate +10350%
Equal in Vitamin E - 0.13

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.
Cornmeal Cellophane noodles
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
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Cornmeal Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 75.55g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 7.11g 0.16g Cornmeal
Fats 1.75g 0.06g Cornmeal
Carbs 79.45g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 370kcal 351kcal Cornmeal
Starch 73.3g g Cornmeal
Fructose 0.17g g Cornmeal
Sugar 1.61g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 3.9g 0.5g Cornmeal
Calcium 3mg 25mg Cellophane noodles
Iron 4.36mg 2.17mg Cornmeal
Magnesium 32mg 3mg Cornmeal
Phosphorus 99mg 32mg Cornmeal
Potassium 142mg 10mg Cornmeal
Sodium 7mg 10mg Cornmeal
Zinc 0.66mg 0.41mg Cornmeal
Copper 0.076mg 0.081mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin A 214IU 0IU Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.12mg 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.551mg 0.15mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.382mg 0mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 4.968mg 0.2mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.24mg 0.1mg Cornmeal
Vitamin B6 0.182mg 0.05mg Cornmeal
Folate 209µg 2µg Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.038mg 0.002mg Cornmeal
Threonine 0.172mg 0.005mg Cornmeal
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.007mg Cornmeal
Leucine 1.006mg 0.013mg Cornmeal
Lysine 0.105mg 0.011mg Cornmeal
Methionine 0.162mg 0.002mg Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.366mg 0.01mg Cornmeal
Valine 0.337mg 0.008mg Cornmeal
Histidine 0.172mg 0.005mg Cornmeal
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.22g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.39g 0.008g Cornmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.828g 0.018g Cornmeal

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Cornmeal Cellophane noodles
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
46
Cornmeal
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
36
Cornmeal
18
Cellophane noodles

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
43%
Cornmeal
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
79%
Cornmeal
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
8%
Cornmeal
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.61g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.203g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1.4)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be stated which food is richer in vitamins. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information. See the charts below for detailed information.

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. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/nutrients
  2. Cellophane noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174258/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.