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Noodle vs Maize - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Noodle and Maize?

  • Noodle is higher in Selenium, Iron, Vitamin B1, Folate, Manganese, and Vitamin B2, yet Maize is higher in Vitamin B5, Vitamin C, and Potassium.
  • Noodle's daily need coverage for Selenium is 42% more.
  • Noodle has 10000000 times more Cholesterol than Maize. While Noodle has 29mg of Cholesterol, Maize has only 0mg.

We used Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Corn, sweet, yellow, raw types in this article.

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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
5
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3
Maize
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +182.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains more Potassium +610.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 1% 20% 27% 39% 24% 2% 13% 18%
Contains more Calcium +500%
Contains more Iron +182.7%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Contains more Zinc +41.3%
Contains more Copper +81.5%
Contains more Magnesium +76.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +17.1%
Contains more Potassium +610.5%

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
Maize
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +790.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
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 12% 2% 0% 23% 39% 13% 34% 44% 22% 32% 0% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +86.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +147.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +17.3%
Contains more Folate +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +790.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +172.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +102.2%
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 Maize
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 Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Maize Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 16.7g Noodle
Protein 4.54g 3.27g Noodle
Fats 2.07g 1.35g Noodle
Carbs 25.16g 18.7g Noodle
Calories 138kcal 86kcal Noodle
Starch g 5.7g Maize
Fructose 0g 1.94g Maize
Sugar 0.4g 6.26g Noodle
Fiber 1.2g 2g Maize
Calcium 12mg 2mg Noodle
Iron 1.47mg 0.52mg Noodle
Magnesium 21mg 37mg Maize
Phosphorus 76mg 89mg Maize
Potassium 38mg 270mg Maize
Sodium 5mg 15mg Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 0.46mg Noodle
Copper 0.098mg 0.054mg Noodle
Vitamin A 21IU 187IU Maize
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.07mg Noodle
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 6.8mg Maize
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.155mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.055mg Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 1.77mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.717mg Maize
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.093mg Maize
Folate 84µg 42µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg 0.3µg Maize
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.023mg Noodle
Threonine 0.138mg 0.129mg Noodle
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.129mg Noodle
Leucine 0.365mg 0.348mg Noodle
Lysine 0.137mg 0.137mg
Methionine 0.086mg 0.067mg Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.15mg Noodle
Valine 0.22mg 0.185mg Noodle
Histidine 0.121mg 0.089mg Noodle
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Maize
Trans Fat 0.029g 0g Maize
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.325g Maize
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.432g Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.487g Noodle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle Maize
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
18
Maize
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
18
Maize

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
20%
Maize
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
19%
Maize
Fats
10%
Noodle
6%
Maize

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (difference - 5.86g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 10mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 2)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Maize
Maize is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Maize
Maize is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.094g)
Which food is cheaper?
Maize
Maize is cheaper (difference - $0.8)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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.
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. Maize - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169998/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.