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Maize vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Maize and Cellophane noodles different?

  • Maize is higher in Vitamin B5, Folate, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, Magnesium, and Potassium, however Cellophane noodles are richer in Iron, Selenium, Choline, and Vitamin C.
  • Daily need coverage for Iron from Cellophane noodles is 21% higher.
  • Maize contains 27 times more Potassium than Cellophane noodles. While Maize contains 270mg of Potassium, Cellophane noodles contain only 10mg.

Corn, sweet, yellow, raw and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated are the varieties used in this article.

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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 Magnesium +1133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.1%
Contains more Potassium +2600%
Contains more Zinc +12.2%
Contains more Calcium +1150%
Contains more Iron +317.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +50%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 20% 27% 39% 24% 2% 13% 18%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Magnesium +1133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +178.1%
Contains more Potassium +2600%
Contains more Zinc +12.2%
Contains more Calcium +1150%
Contains more Iron +317.3%
Contains less Sodium -33.3%
Contains more Copper +50%

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
Maize
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +785%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +617%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86%
Contains more Folate +2000%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 12% 2% 0% 23% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 32% 0% 1%
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 B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +785%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +617%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86%
Contains more Folate +2000%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.7%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15

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.
Maize Cellophane noodles
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium 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 Maize Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 16.7g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 3.27g 0.16g Maize
Fats 1.35g 0.06g Maize
Carbs 18.7g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 86kcal 351kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch 5.7g g Maize
Fructose 1.94g g Maize
Sugar 6.26g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 2g 0.5g Maize
Calcium 2mg 25mg Cellophane noodles
Iron 0.52mg 2.17mg Cellophane noodles
Magnesium 37mg 3mg Maize
Phosphorus 89mg 32mg Maize
Potassium 270mg 10mg Maize
Sodium 15mg 10mg Cellophane noodles
Zinc 0.46mg 0.41mg Maize
Copper 0.054mg 0.081mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin A 187IU 0IU Maize
Vitamin E 0.07mg 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 6.8mg 0mg Maize
Vitamin B1 0.155mg 0.15mg Maize
Vitamin B2 0.055mg 0mg Maize
Vitamin B3 1.77mg 0.2mg Maize
Vitamin B5 0.717mg 0.1mg Maize
Vitamin B6 0.093mg 0.05mg Maize
Folate 42µg 2µg Maize
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0.3µg 0µg Maize
Tryptophan 0.023mg 0.002mg Maize
Threonine 0.129mg 0.005mg Maize
Isoleucine 0.129mg 0.007mg Maize
Leucine 0.348mg 0.013mg Maize
Lysine 0.137mg 0.011mg Maize
Methionine 0.067mg 0.002mg Maize
Phenylalanine 0.15mg 0.01mg Maize
Valine 0.185mg 0.008mg Maize
Histidine 0.089mg 0.005mg Maize
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.325g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.432g 0.008g Maize
Polyunsaturated fat 0.487g 0.018g Maize

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Maize 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
18
Maize
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
18
Maize
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
20%
Maize
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
19%
Maize
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
6%
Maize
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in vitamins?
Maize
Maize is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 6.26g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.308g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 13)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1.2)
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. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.