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Noodle vs Buckwheat - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Noodle and Buckwheat different?

  • Noodle is richer in Selenium, while Buckwheat is higher in Copper, Magnesium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Fiber, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B5, and Zinc.
  • Buckwheat covers your daily need of Copper 111% more than Noodle.
  • Noodle contains 3 times more Selenium than Buckwheat. Noodle contains 23.9µg of Selenium, while Buckwheat contains 8.3µg.

Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Buckwheat types were 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 Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +49.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +356.6%
Contains more Potassium +1110.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +269.2%
Contains more Copper +1022.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 6% 83% 166% 149% 41% 1% 66% 367%
Contains more Calcium +50%
Contains more Iron +49.7%
Contains more Magnesium +1000%
Contains more Phosphorus +356.6%
Contains more Potassium +1110.5%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Zinc +269.2%
Contains more Copper +1022.4%

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
7
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.1%
Contains more Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +356.5%
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% 0% 0% 0% 26% 99% 132% 74% 49% 23% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +186.1%
Contains more Folate +180%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +212.5%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +238%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +368.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +356.5%

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 Buckwheat
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Buckwheat Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 61.5g Buckwheat
Protein 4.54g 13.25g Buckwheat
Fats 2.07g 3.4g Buckwheat
Carbs 25.16g 71.5g Buckwheat
Calories 138kcal 343kcal Buckwheat
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Noodle
Sugar 0.4g g Buckwheat
Fiber 1.2g 10g Buckwheat
Calcium 12mg 18mg Buckwheat
Iron 1.47mg 2.2mg Buckwheat
Magnesium 21mg 231mg Buckwheat
Phosphorus 76mg 347mg Buckwheat
Potassium 38mg 460mg Buckwheat
Sodium 5mg 1mg Buckwheat
Zinc 0.65mg 2.4mg Buckwheat
Copper 0.098mg 1.1mg Buckwheat
Vitamin A 21IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Noodle
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.101mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.425mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 7.02mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 1.233mg Buckwheat
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.21mg Buckwheat
Folate 84µg 30µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg µg Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.192mg Buckwheat
Threonine 0.138mg 0.506mg Buckwheat
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.498mg Buckwheat
Leucine 0.365mg 0.832mg Buckwheat
Lysine 0.137mg 0.672mg Buckwheat
Methionine 0.086mg 0.172mg Buckwheat
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.52mg Buckwheat
Valine 0.22mg 0.678mg Buckwheat
Histidine 0.121mg 0.309mg Buckwheat
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Buckwheat
Trans Fat 0.029g g Buckwheat
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.741g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 1.04g Buckwheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 1.039g Buckwheat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle Buckwheat
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
33
Buckwheat
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
109
Buckwheat

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
80%
Buckwheat
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
72%
Buckwheat
Fats
10%
Noodle
16%
Buckwheat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.322g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Noodle
Noodle is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Buckwheat
Buckwheat is relatively richer in minerals
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

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. Buckwheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170286/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.