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Noodle vs Bulgur - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Noodle and Bulgur

  • Noodle has more Selenium, and Folate, however Bulgur is richer in Manganese, Fiber, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5.
  • Bulgur's daily need coverage for Manganese is 119% more.
  • Noodle contains 10 times more Selenium than Bulgur. Noodle contains 23.9µg of Selenium, while Bulgur contains 2.3µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Bulgur, dry.

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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
Noodle
1
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7
Bulgur
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Contains more Iron +67.3%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Potassium +978.9%
Contains more Magnesium +681%
Contains more Copper +241.8%
Contains more Zinc +196.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +294.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 93% 11% 37% 118% 112% 53% 129% 3%
Contains less Sodium -70.6%
Contains more Iron +67.3%
Contains more Calcium +191.7%
Contains more Potassium +978.9%
Contains more Magnesium +681%
Contains more Copper +241.8%
Contains more Zinc +196.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +294.7%

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
:
4
Bulgur
Contains more Vitamin A +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 4% 3% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 12% 0% 63%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 1% 2% 0% 59% 27% 96% 63% 79% 0% 5% 21%
Contains more Vitamin A +133.3%
Contains more Vitamin E +183.3%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +24.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.3%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
29
Bulgur
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
69
Bulgur

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
74%
Bulgur
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
76%
Bulgur
Fats
10%
Noodle
6%
Bulgur

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

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Noodle Bulgur
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.01g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 12mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.187g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Bulgur
Bulgur is lower in glycemic index (difference - 3)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bulgur
Bulgur is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($2)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Bulgur Opinion
Calories 138 342 Bulgur
Protein 4.54 12.29 Bulgur
Fats 2.07 1.33 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 25.16 75.87 Bulgur
Cholesterol 29 0 Bulgur
Vitamin D 4 0 Noodle
Iron 1.47 2.46 Bulgur
Calcium 12 35 Bulgur
Potassium 38 410 Bulgur
Magnesium 21 164 Bulgur
Sugar 0.4 0.41 Noodle
Fiber 1.2 12.5 Bulgur
Copper 0.098 0.335 Bulgur
Zinc 0.65 1.93 Bulgur
Starch
Phosphorus 76 300 Bulgur
Sodium 5 17 Noodle
Vitamin A 21 9 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 0.06 Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.232 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136 0.115 Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077 5.114 Bulgur
Vitamin B5 0.263 1.045 Bulgur
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.342 Bulgur
Vitamin B12 0.09 0 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 1.9 Bulgur
Folate 84 27 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 Bulgur
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.232 Bulgur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.173 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.541 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043 0.19 Bulgur
Threonine 0.138 0.354 Bulgur
Isoleucine 0.19 0.455 Bulgur
Leucine 0.365 0.83 Bulgur
Lysine 0.137 0.339 Bulgur
Methionine 0.086 0.19 Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.58 Bulgur
Valine 0.22 0.554 Bulgur
Histidine 0.121 0.285 Bulgur
Fructose 0 Noodle

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. Bulgur - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170688/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.