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Lentil vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Lentil and Cellophane noodles

  • Lentil has more Folate, Fiber, Phosphorus, Copper, Manganese, Iron, Vitamin B5, Potassium, and Vitamin B6, however Cellophane noodles are richer in Choline.
  • Lentil's daily need coverage for Folate is 45% more.
  • Lentil contains 37 times more Potassium than Cellophane noodles. Lentil contains 369mg of Potassium, while Cellophane noodles contain 10mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt 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 +53.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +462.5%
Contains more Potassium +3590%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +209.8%
Contains more Copper +209.9%
Contains more Calcium +31.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 125% 26% 78% 33% 1% 35% 84%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Iron +53.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1100%
Contains more Phosphorus +462.5%
Contains more Potassium +3590%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +209.8%
Contains more Copper +209.9%
Contains more Calcium +31.6%

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
Lentil
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +430%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +538%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +256%
Contains more Folate +8950%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 1% 3% 0% 5% 43% 17% 20% 39% 42% 136% 0% 5%
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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +12.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +430%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +538%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +256%
Contains more Folate +8950%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +18.2%

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.
Lentil Cellophane noodles
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lentil Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 12.23g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 9.02g 0.16g Lentil
Fats 0.38g 0.06g Lentil
Carbs 20.13g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 116kcal 351kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.8g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 7.9g 0.5g Lentil
Calcium 19mg 25mg Cellophane noodles
Iron 3.33mg 2.17mg Lentil
Magnesium 36mg 3mg Lentil
Phosphorus 180mg 32mg Lentil
Potassium 369mg 10mg Lentil
Sodium 2mg 10mg Lentil
Zinc 1.27mg 0.41mg Lentil
Copper 0.251mg 0.081mg Lentil
Vitamin A 8IU 0IU Lentil
Vitamin E 0.11mg 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 1.5mg 0mg Lentil
Vitamin B1 0.169mg 0.15mg Lentil
Vitamin B2 0.073mg 0mg Lentil
Vitamin B3 1.06mg 0.2mg Lentil
Vitamin B5 0.638mg 0.1mg Lentil
Vitamin B6 0.178mg 0.05mg Lentil
Folate 181µg 2µg Lentil
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 1.7µg 0µg Lentil
Tryptophan 0.081mg 0.002mg Lentil
Threonine 0.323mg 0.005mg Lentil
Isoleucine 0.39mg 0.007mg Lentil
Leucine 0.654mg 0.013mg Lentil
Lysine 0.63mg 0.011mg Lentil
Methionine 0.077mg 0.002mg Lentil
Phenylalanine 0.445mg 0.01mg Lentil
Valine 0.448mg 0.008mg Lentil
Histidine 0.254mg 0.005mg Lentil
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.053g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.064g 0.008g Lentil
Polyunsaturated fat 0.175g 0.018g Lentil

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Lentil 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
26
Lentil
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
48
Lentil
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
54%
Lentil
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
20%
Lentil
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
2%
Lentil
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lentil
Lentil is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Lentil
Lentil is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.8g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.036g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1.1)
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. Lentil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172421/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.