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Lettuce vs. Egg noodles — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Lettuce and Egg noodles

  • Lettuce has more Vitamin K, Vitamin A RAE, Vitamin C, and Folate, while Egg noodles has more Selenium, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Lettuce covers your daily need of Vitamin K 105% more than Egg noodles.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Lettuce, green leaf, raw and Noodles, egg, unenriched, cooked, without added salt.

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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 Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +43.3%
Contains more Potassium +410.5%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.1%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%
Contains more Zinc +261.1%
Contains more Copper +237.9%
Contains more Manganese +26%
Contains more Selenium +3883.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 11% 33% 10% 13% 18% 4% 5% 10% 33% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 23% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33% 42% 131%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +43.3%
Contains more Potassium +410.5%
Contains more Magnesium +61.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +162.1%
Contains less Sodium -82.1%
Contains more Zinc +261.1%
Contains more Copper +237.9%
Contains more Manganese +26%
Contains more Selenium +3883.3%

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 +35161.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.7%
Contains more Folate +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +89%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 445% 5% 0% 31% 18% 19% 8% 9% 21% 29% 0% 8% 316%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 4% 3% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 6% 12% 15% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +35161.9%
Contains more Vitamin E +29.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +95.7%
Contains more Folate +442.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +96.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +89%
Equal in Vitamin B3 - 0.4

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +40.2%
Contains more Other +28%
Contains more Protein +233.8%
Contains more Fats +1280%
Contains more Carbs +776.7%
3% 95%
Protein: 1.36 g
Fats: 0.15 g
Carbs: 2.87 g
Water: 94.98 g
Other: 0.64 g
5% 2% 25% 68%
Protein: 4.54 g
Fats: 2.07 g
Carbs: 25.16 g
Water: 67.73 g
Other: 0.5 g
Contains more Water +40.2%
Contains more Other +28%
Contains more Protein +233.8%
Contains more Fats +1280%
Contains more Carbs +776.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9583.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +573.2%
19% 6% 76%
Saturated Fat: 0.02 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.006 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.082 g
27% 37% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.419 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.581 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.552 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +9583.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +573.2%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +414.3%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
46% 54%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0 g
Glucose: 0.36 g
Fructose: 0.43 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
10% 17% 73%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.04 g
Glucose: 0.07 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.3 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Glucose +414.3%
Contains more Fructose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Lettuce Egg noodles Opinion
Net carbs 1.57g 23.96g Egg noodles
Protein 1.36g 4.54g Egg noodles
Fats 0.15g 2.07g Egg noodles
Carbs 2.87g 25.16g Egg noodles
Calories 15kcal 138kcal Egg noodles
Fructose 0.43g 0g Lettuce
Sugar 0.78g 0.4g Egg noodles
Fiber 1.3g 1.2g Lettuce
Calcium 36mg 12mg Lettuce
Iron 0.86mg 0.6mg Lettuce
Magnesium 13mg 21mg Egg noodles
Phosphorus 29mg 76mg Egg noodles
Potassium 194mg 38mg Lettuce
Sodium 28mg 5mg Egg noodles
Zinc 0.18mg 0.65mg Egg noodles
Copper 0.029mg 0.098mg Egg noodles
Manganese 0.25mg 0.315mg Egg noodles
Selenium 0.6µg 23.9µg Egg noodles
Vitamin A 7405IU 21IU Lettuce
Vitamin A RAE 370µg 6µg Lettuce
Vitamin E 0.22mg 0.17mg Lettuce
Vitamin D 0IU 4IU Egg noodles
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Egg noodles
Vitamin C 9.2mg 0mg Lettuce
Vitamin B1 0.07mg 0.03mg Lettuce
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.02mg Lettuce
Vitamin B3 0.375mg 0.4mg Egg noodles
Vitamin B5 0.134mg 0.263mg Egg noodles
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 0.046mg Lettuce
Folate 38µg 7µg Lettuce
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Egg noodles
Choline 13.6mg 25.7mg Egg noodles
Vitamin K 126.3µg 0µg Lettuce
Tryptophan 0.009mg 0.043mg Egg noodles
Threonine 0.059mg 0.138mg Egg noodles
Isoleucine 0.084mg 0.19mg Egg noodles
Leucine 0.079mg 0.365mg Egg noodles
Lysine 0.084mg 0.137mg Egg noodles
Methionine 0.016mg 0.086mg Egg noodles
Phenylalanine 0.055mg 0.24mg Egg noodles
Valine 0.07mg 0.22mg Egg noodles
Histidine 0.022mg 0.121mg Egg noodles
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Lettuce
Trans Fat 0g 0.029g Lettuce
Saturated Fat 0.02g 0.419g Lettuce
Monounsaturated Fat 0.006g 0.581g Egg noodles
Polyunsaturated fat 0.082g 0.552g Egg noodles

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Lettuce Egg 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
69%
Lettuce
6%
Egg noodles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
14%
Lettuce
30%
Egg noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.399g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lettuce
Lettuce is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Egg noodles
Egg noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.38g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Egg noodles
Egg noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 23mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Egg noodles
Egg noodles is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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

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. Lettuce - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169249/nutrients
  2. Egg noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168926/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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