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Noodle vs Lentil - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Noodle and Lentil

  • Noodle is richer in Selenium and Vitamin B1, while Lentil is higher in Fiber, Folate, Iron, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B6 and Potassium.
  • Noodle covers your daily Selenium needs 38% more than Lentil.
  • Noodle has 2 times more Vitamin B1 than Lentil. Noodle has 0.289mg of Vitamin B1, while Lentil has 0.169mg.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Lentils, mature seeds, cooked, boiled, without salt.

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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
0
:
8
Lentil
Contains more Iron +126.5%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +871.1%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +156.1%
Contains more Zinc +95.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.8%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 125% 6% 33% 26% 84% 35% 78% 1%
Contains more Iron +126.5%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Potassium +871.1%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Copper +156.1%
Contains more Zinc +95.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.8%
Contains less Sodium -60%

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
:
5
Lentil
Contains more Vitamin A +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +142.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +287%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +115.5%
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 5% 1% 3% 0% 43% 17% 20% 39% 42% 0% 5% 136%
Contains more Vitamin A +162.5%
Contains more Vitamin E +54.5%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +71%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +86.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +95.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +142.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +287%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +115.5%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
21
Noodle
26
Lentil
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
48
Lentil

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 the food
Protein
27%
Noodle
54%
Lentil
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
20%
Lentil
Fats
10%
Noodle
2%
Lentil

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Noodle Lentil
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Noodle Lentil
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 contains less Sugars?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sugars (difference - 1.4g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.366g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Lentil
Lentil is cheaper (difference - $0.9)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Lentil
Lentil is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
?
It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Noodle Lentil Opinion
Calories 138 116 Noodle
Protein 4.54 9.02 Lentil
Fats 2.07 0.38 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 1.5 Lentil
Carbs 25.16 20.13 Noodle
Cholesterol 29 0 Lentil
Vitamin D 4 0 Noodle
Iron 1.47 3.33 Lentil
Calcium 12 19 Lentil
Potassium 38 369 Lentil
Magnesium 21 36 Lentil
Sugars 0.4 1.8 Noodle
Fiber 1.2 7.9 Lentil
Copper 0.098 0.251 Lentil
Zinc 0.65 1.27 Lentil
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Phosphorus 76 180 Lentil
Sodium 5 2 Lentil
Vitamin A 21 8 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 0.11 Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.169 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136 0.073 Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077 1.06 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.638 Lentil
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.178 Lentil
Vitamin B12 0.09 0 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 1.7 Lentil
Folate 84 181 Lentil
Trans Fat 0.029 0 Lentil
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.053 Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.064 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.175 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043 0.081 Lentil
Threonine 0.138 0.323 Lentil
Isoleucine 0.19 0.39 Lentil
Leucine 0.365 0.654 Lentil
Lysine 0.137 0.63 Lentil
Methionine 0.086 0.077 Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.445 Lentil
Valine 0.22 0.448 Lentil
Histidine 0.121 0.254 Lentil
Fructose 0 Noodle

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of 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. Lentil - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172421/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.