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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 10000000 times more Cholesterol than Lentil. Noodle has 29mg of Cholesterol, while Lentil has 0mg.

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 Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Iron +126.5%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.8%
Contains more Potassium +871.1%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +95.4%
Contains more Copper +156.1%
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% 125% 26% 78% 33% 1% 35% 84%
Contains more Calcium +58.3%
Contains more Iron +126.5%
Contains more Magnesium +71.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +136.8%
Contains more Potassium +871.1%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +95.4%
Contains more Copper +156.1%

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 Folate +115.5%
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% 3% 0% 5% 43% 17% 20% 39% 42% 136% 0% 5%
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 Folate +115.5%
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 Lentil
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Lentil Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 12.23g Noodle
Protein 4.54g 9.02g Lentil
Fats 2.07g 0.38g Noodle
Carbs 25.16g 20.13g Noodle
Calories 138kcal 116kcal Noodle
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Noodle
Sugar 0.4g 1.8g Noodle
Fiber 1.2g 7.9g Lentil
Calcium 12mg 19mg Lentil
Iron 1.47mg 3.33mg Lentil
Magnesium 21mg 36mg Lentil
Phosphorus 76mg 180mg Lentil
Potassium 38mg 369mg Lentil
Sodium 5mg 2mg Lentil
Zinc 0.65mg 1.27mg Lentil
Copper 0.098mg 0.251mg Lentil
Vitamin A 21IU 8IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.11mg Noodle
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 1.5mg Lentil
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.169mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.073mg Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 1.06mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.638mg Lentil
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.178mg Lentil
Folate 84µg 181µg Lentil
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg 1.7µg Lentil
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.081mg Lentil
Threonine 0.138mg 0.323mg Lentil
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.39mg Lentil
Leucine 0.365mg 0.654mg Lentil
Lysine 0.137mg 0.63mg Lentil
Methionine 0.086mg 0.077mg Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.445mg Lentil
Valine 0.22mg 0.448mg Lentil
Histidine 0.121mg 0.254mg Lentil
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Lentil
Trans Fat 0.029g 0g Lentil
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.053g Lentil
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.064g Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.175g Noodle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle Lentil
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
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 food.
Protein
27%
Noodle
54%
Lentil
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
20%
Lentil
Fats
10%
Noodle
2%
Lentil

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Lentil
Lentil contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Lentil
Lentil is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
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?
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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. 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.