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Noodle vs Nattō - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Noodle and Nattō

  • Noodle has more Selenium, and Folate, while Nattō has more Iron, Copper, Manganese, Magnesium, Zinc, Calcium, Potassium, and Vitamin K.
  • Nattō covers your daily need of Iron 89% more than Noodle.
  • Noodle contains 11 times more Folate than Nattō. While Noodle contains 84µg of Folate, Nattō contains only 8µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Natto.

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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
Nattō
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +1708.3%
Contains more Iron +485%
Contains more Magnesium +447.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +128.9%
Contains more Potassium +1818.4%
Contains more Zinc +366.2%
Contains more Copper +580.6%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 66% 323% 83% 75% 65% 1% 83% 223%
Contains less Sodium -28.6%
Contains more Calcium +1708.3%
Contains more Iron +485%
Contains more Magnesium +447.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +128.9%
Contains more Potassium +1818.4%
Contains more Zinc +366.2%
Contains more Copper +580.6%

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
8
:
4
Nattō
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.3%
Contains more Folate +950%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.6%
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 0% 1% 0% 44% 40% 44% 0% 13% 30% 6% 0% 58%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1600%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +22.3%
Contains more Folate +950%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +39.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +182.6%
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 Nattō
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Rich in minerals ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Nattō Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 7.28g Noodle
Protein 4.54g 19.4g Nattō
Fats 2.07g 11g Nattō
Carbs 25.16g 12.68g Noodle
Calories 138kcal 211kcal Nattō
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Noodle
Sugar 0.4g 4.89g Noodle
Fiber 1.2g 5.4g Nattō
Calcium 12mg 217mg Nattō
Iron 1.47mg 8.6mg Nattō
Magnesium 21mg 115mg Nattō
Phosphorus 76mg 174mg Nattō
Potassium 38mg 729mg Nattō
Sodium 5mg 7mg Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 3.03mg Nattō
Copper 0.098mg 0.667mg Nattō
Vitamin A 21IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.01mg Noodle
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 13mg Nattō
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.16mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.19mg Nattō
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 0mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.215mg Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.13mg Nattō
Folate 84µg 8µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg 23.1µg Nattō
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.223mg Nattō
Threonine 0.138mg 0.813mg Nattō
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.931mg Nattō
Leucine 0.365mg 1.509mg Nattō
Lysine 0.137mg 1.145mg Nattō
Methionine 0.086mg 0.208mg Nattō
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.941mg Nattō
Valine 0.22mg 1.018mg Nattō
Histidine 0.121mg 0.512mg Nattō
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Nattō
Trans Fat 0.029g 0g Nattō
Saturated Fat 0.419g 1.591g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 2.43g Nattō
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 6.21g Nattō

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle Nattō
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
20
Nattō
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
114
Nattō

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
116%
Nattō
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
13%
Nattō
Fats
10%
Noodle
51%
Nattō

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (difference - 4.49g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 2mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.172g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is cheaper?
Noodle
Noodle is cheaper (difference - $0.1)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Nattō
Nattō is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Nattō
Nattō is relatively richer in minerals

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. Nattō - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172443/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.