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Noodles vs. Arborio rice — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Noodles and Arborio rice

  • The amount of Selenium, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Folate, and Phosphorus in Noodles is higher than in Arborio rice.
  • Noodles covers your daily need of Selenium 30% more than Arborio rice.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Rice, white, short-grain, enriched, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.3%
Contains more Potassium +46.2%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Copper +36.1%
Contains more Selenium +218.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Manganese +13.3%
Equal in Iron - 1.46
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33% 42% 131%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 1% 55% 6% 15% 3% 0% 11% 24% 47% 41%
Contains more Calcium +1100%
Contains more Magnesium +162.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +130.3%
Contains more Potassium +46.2%
Contains more Zinc +62.5%
Contains more Copper +36.1%
Contains more Selenium +218.7%
Contains less Sodium -100%
Contains more Manganese +13.3%
Equal in Iron - 1.46

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.
Noodles
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +750%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.1%
Contains more Folate +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.3%
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% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 63% 12% 15% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 41% 4% 28% 24% 14% 45% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +76.2%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +750%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +39.1%
Contains more Folate +42.4%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +51%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +28.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +92.4%
Contains more Fats +989.5%
Contains more Other +163.2%
Contains more Carbs +14.2%
Equal in Water - 68.53
5% 2% 25% 68%
Protein: 4.54 g
Fats: 2.07 g
Carbs: 25.16 g
Water: 67.73 g
Other: 0.5 g
2% 29% 69%
Protein: 2.36 g
Fats: 0.19 g
Carbs: 28.73 g
Water: 68.53 g
Other: 0.19 g
Contains more Protein +92.4%
Contains more Fats +989.5%
Contains more Other +163.2%
Contains more Carbs +14.2%
Equal in Water - 68.53

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +901.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1004%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.8%
27% 37% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.419 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.581 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.552 g
32% 36% 31%
Saturated Fat: 0.051 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.058 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.05 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +901.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1004%
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodles Arborio rice Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 28.73g Arborio rice
Protein 4.54g 2.36g Noodles
Fats 2.07g 0.19g Noodles
Carbs 25.16g 28.73g Arborio rice
Calories 138kcal 130kcal Noodles
Sugar 0.4g Arborio rice
Fiber 1.2g Noodles
Calcium 12mg 1mg Noodles
Iron 1.47mg 1.46mg Noodles
Magnesium 21mg 8mg Noodles
Phosphorus 76mg 33mg Noodles
Potassium 38mg 26mg Noodles
Sodium 5mg 0mg Arborio rice
Zinc 0.65mg 0.4mg Noodles
Copper 0.098mg 0.072mg Noodles
Manganese 0.315mg 0.357mg Arborio rice
Selenium 23.9µg 7.5µg Noodles
Vitamin A 21IU 0IU Noodles
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 0µg Noodles
Vitamin E 0.17mg Noodles
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodles
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodles
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.164mg Noodles
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.016mg Noodles
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 1.493mg Noodles
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.397mg Arborio rice
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.059mg Arborio rice
Folate 84µg 59µg Noodles
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodles
Choline 25.7mg Noodles
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.027mg Noodles
Threonine 0.138mg 0.084mg Noodles
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.102mg Noodles
Leucine 0.365mg 0.195mg Noodles
Lysine 0.137mg 0.085mg Noodles
Methionine 0.086mg 0.056mg Noodles
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.126mg Noodles
Valine 0.22mg 0.144mg Noodles
Histidine 0.121mg 0.056mg Noodles
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Arborio rice
Trans Fat 0.029g Arborio rice
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.051g Arborio rice
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.058g Noodles
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.05g Noodles

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodles Arborio rice
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
20%
Noodles
12%
Arborio rice
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Noodles
20%
Arborio rice

Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Noodles
Noodles is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodles
Noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodles
Noodles is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice contains less Sodium (difference - 5mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.368g)
Which food is cheaper?
Arborio rice
Arborio rice is cheaper (difference - $1)

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. Noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/nutrients
  2. Arborio rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168882/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.