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Noodle vs Amaranth grain - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Noodle and Amaranth grain

  • Noodle has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Folate, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, however Amaranth grain is richer in Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Iron, and Copper.
  • Noodle's daily need coverage for Selenium is 33% more.
  • Noodle contains 19 times more Vitamin B1 than Amaranth grain. Noodle contains 0.289mg of Vitamin B1, while Amaranth grain contains 0.015mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Amaranth grain, 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +209.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains more Potassium +255.3%
Contains more Zinc +32.3%
Contains more Copper +52%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 15% 79% 47% 64% 12% 1% 24% 50%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Calcium +291.7%
Contains more Iron +42.9%
Contains more Magnesium +209.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains more Potassium +255.3%
Contains more Zinc +32.3%
Contains more Copper +52%

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
Noodle
10
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Contains more Vitamin B1 +1826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +783.8%
Contains more Folate +281.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145.7%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 3% 0% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 63% 12% 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% 4% 0% 0% 4% 6% 5% 0% 27% 17% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1826.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +518.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +783.8%
Contains more Folate +281.8%
Contains more Vitamin E +11.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +145.7%

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.
Noodle Amaranth grain
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in minerals ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Amaranth grain Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 16.59g Noodle
Protein 4.54g 3.8g Noodle
Fats 2.07g 1.58g Noodle
Carbs 25.16g 18.69g Noodle
Calories 138kcal 102kcal Noodle
Starch g 16.23g Amaranth grain
Fructose 0g g Noodle
Sugar 0.4g g Amaranth grain
Fiber 1.2g 2.1g Amaranth grain
Calcium 12mg 47mg Amaranth grain
Iron 1.47mg 2.1mg Amaranth grain
Magnesium 21mg 65mg Amaranth grain
Phosphorus 76mg 148mg Amaranth grain
Potassium 38mg 135mg Amaranth grain
Sodium 5mg 6mg Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 0.86mg Amaranth grain
Copper 0.098mg 0.149mg Amaranth grain
Vitamin A 21IU IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.19mg Amaranth grain
Vitamin D 4IU IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg mg Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.015mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.022mg Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 0.235mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263mg mg Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.113mg Amaranth grain
Folate 84µg 22µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg µg Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043mg mg Noodle
Threonine 0.138mg mg Noodle
Isoleucine 0.19mg mg Noodle
Leucine 0.365mg mg Noodle
Lysine 0.137mg mg Noodle
Methionine 0.086mg mg Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24mg mg Noodle
Valine 0.22mg mg Noodle
Histidine 0.121mg mg Noodle
Cholesterol 29mg mg Amaranth grain
Trans Fat 0.029g g Amaranth grain
Saturated Fat 0.419g g Amaranth grain
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g g Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g g Noodle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Noodle Amaranth grain
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
21
Noodle
5
Amaranth grain
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
36
Amaranth grain

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
27%
Noodle
23%
Amaranth grain
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
19%
Amaranth grain
Fats
10%
Noodle
7%
Amaranth grain

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 47)
Which food is cheaper?
Noodle
Noodle is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.419g)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Amaranth grain
Amaranth grain is relatively richer in minerals

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. Noodle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/nutrients
  2. Amaranth grain - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170683/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.