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Noodle vs Cornmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Noodle and Cornmeal

  • Noodle has more Selenium, and Manganese, however Cornmeal is richer in Iron, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B3, Fiber, and Vitamin B6.
  • Cornmeal's daily need coverage for Iron is 36% more.
  • Noodle contains 2 times more Selenium than Cornmeal. Noodle contains 23.9µg of Selenium, while Cornmeal contains 10.5µg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Cornmeal, degermed, enriched, yellow.

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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 +300%
Contains more Copper +28.9%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Iron +196.6%
Contains more Potassium +273.7%
Contains more Magnesium +52.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.66
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 164% 1% 13% 23% 26% 19% 43% 1%
Contains more Calcium +300%
Contains more Copper +28.9%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Iron +196.6%
Contains more Potassium +273.7%
Contains more Magnesium +52.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +30.3%
Equal in Zinc - 0.66

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
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Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +919%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +295.7%
Contains more Folate +148.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.24
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% 13% 3% 0% 138% 89% 94% 15% 42% 0% 0% 157%
Contains more Vitamin E +41.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +919%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +90.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +180.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +139.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +295.7%
Contains more Folate +148.8%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.24

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
46
Cornmeal
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
36
Cornmeal

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
43%
Cornmeal
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
79%
Cornmeal
Fats
10%
Noodle
8%
Cornmeal

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

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Noodle Cornmeal
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 - 1.21g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 18)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.199g)
Which food is cheaper?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Cornmeal
Cornmeal 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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Cornmeal Opinion
Calories 138 370 Cornmeal
Protein 4.54 7.11 Cornmeal
Fats 2.07 1.75 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 25.16 79.45 Cornmeal
Cholesterol 29 0 Cornmeal
Vitamin D 4 0 Noodle
Iron 1.47 4.36 Cornmeal
Calcium 12 3 Noodle
Potassium 38 142 Cornmeal
Magnesium 21 32 Cornmeal
Sugar 0.4 1.61 Noodle
Fiber 1.2 3.9 Cornmeal
Copper 0.098 0.076 Noodle
Zinc 0.65 0.66 Cornmeal
Starch 73.3 Cornmeal
Phosphorus 76 99 Cornmeal
Sodium 5 7 Noodle
Vitamin A 21 214 Cornmeal
Vitamin E 0.17 0.12 Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.551 Cornmeal
Vitamin B2 0.136 0.382 Cornmeal
Vitamin B3 2.077 4.968 Cornmeal
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.24 Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.182 Cornmeal
Vitamin B12 0.09 0 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 0
Folate 84 209 Cornmeal
Trans Fat 0.029 0 Cornmeal
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.22 Cornmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.39 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.828 Cornmeal
Tryptophan 0.043 0.038 Noodle
Threonine 0.138 0.172 Cornmeal
Isoleucine 0.19 0.242 Cornmeal
Leucine 0.365 1.006 Cornmeal
Lysine 0.137 0.105 Noodle
Methionine 0.086 0.162 Cornmeal
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.366 Cornmeal
Valine 0.22 0.337 Cornmeal
Histidine 0.121 0.172 Cornmeal
Fructose 0 0.17 Cornmeal

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. Cornmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168867/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.