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

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 Folate +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 1% 2% 0% 0% 59% 27% 96% 63% 79% 21% 0% 5%
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 Folate +211.1%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +146.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +297.3%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +643.5%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Bulgur Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 63.37g Bulgur
Protein 4.54g 12.29g Bulgur
Fats 2.07g 1.33g Noodle
Carbs 25.16g 75.87g Bulgur
Calories 138kcal 342kcal Bulgur
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Noodle
Sugar 0.4g 0.41g Noodle
Fiber 1.2g 12.5g Bulgur
Calcium 12mg 35mg Bulgur
Iron 1.47mg 2.46mg Bulgur
Magnesium 21mg 164mg Bulgur
Phosphorus 76mg 300mg Bulgur
Potassium 38mg 410mg Bulgur
Sodium 5mg 17mg Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 1.93mg Bulgur
Copper 0.098mg 0.335mg Bulgur
Vitamin A 21IU 9IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.06mg Noodle
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.232mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.115mg Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 5.114mg Bulgur
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 1.045mg Bulgur
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.342mg Bulgur
Folate 84µg 27µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg 1.9µg Bulgur
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.19mg Bulgur
Threonine 0.138mg 0.354mg Bulgur
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.455mg Bulgur
Leucine 0.365mg 0.83mg Bulgur
Lysine 0.137mg 0.339mg Bulgur
Methionine 0.086mg 0.19mg Bulgur
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.58mg Bulgur
Valine 0.22mg 0.554mg Bulgur
Histidine 0.121mg 0.285mg Bulgur
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Bulgur
Trans Fat 0.029g g Bulgur
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.232g Bulgur
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.173g Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.541g Noodle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Noodle Bulgur
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
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

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.

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.