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Noodles vs. Bran — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Noodles and Bran

  • Noodles has more Selenium, Folate, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B2, and Iron, however, Bran has more Manganese, Phosphorus, and Fiber.
  • Daily need coverage for Selenium from Noodles is 29% higher.

Food types used in this article are Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Oat bran, cooked.

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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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Bran
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +67%
Contains more Zinc +22.6%
Contains more Copper +48.5%
Contains more Selenium +210.4%
Contains more Magnesium +90.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.6%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Manganese +206%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33% 42% 131%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 33% 29% 51% 9% 1% 15% 22% 126% 43%
Contains more Calcium +20%
Contains more Iron +67%
Contains more Zinc +22.6%
Contains more Copper +48.5%
Contains more Selenium +210.4%
Contains more Magnesium +90.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +56.6%
Contains more Potassium +142.1%
Contains less Sodium -80%
Contains more Manganese +206%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Noodles
12
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0
Bran
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1342.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84%
Contains more Folate +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 4% 3% 0% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 63% 12% 15% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 40% 8% 3% 14% 6% 5% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +80.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +300%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1342.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +21.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +84%
Contains more Folate +1300%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
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1
Bran
Contains more Protein +41.4%
Contains more Fats +140.7%
Contains more Carbs +119.9%
Contains more Water +24%
Equal in Other - 0.49
5% 2% 25% 68%
Protein: 4.54 g
Fats: 2.07 g
Carbs: 25.16 g
Water: 67.73 g
Other: 0.5 g
3% 11% 84%
Protein: 3.21 g
Fats: 0.86 g
Carbs: 11.44 g
Water: 84 g
Other: 0.49 g
Contains more Protein +41.4%
Contains more Fats +140.7%
Contains more Carbs +119.9%
Contains more Water +24%
Equal in Other - 0.49

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
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Bran
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +99.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +62.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.1%
27% 37% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.419 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.581 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.552 g
21% 37% 43%
Saturated Fat: 0.163 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.291 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.339 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +99.7%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +62.8%
Contains less Saturated Fat -61.1%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Noodles Bran
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodles Bran Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 8.84g Noodles
Protein 4.54g 3.21g Noodles
Fats 2.07g 0.86g Noodles
Carbs 25.16g 11.44g Noodles
Calories 138kcal 40kcal Noodles
Sugar 0.4g Bran
Fiber 1.2g 2.6g Bran
Calcium 12mg 10mg Noodles
Iron 1.47mg 0.88mg Noodles
Magnesium 21mg 40mg Bran
Phosphorus 76mg 119mg Bran
Potassium 38mg 92mg Bran
Sodium 5mg 1mg Bran
Zinc 0.65mg 0.53mg Noodles
Copper 0.098mg 0.066mg Noodles
Manganese 0.315mg 0.964mg Bran
Selenium 23.9µg 7.7µg Noodles
Vitamin A 21IU 0IU Noodles
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 0µg Noodles
Vitamin E 0.17mg Noodles
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodles
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodles
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.16mg Noodles
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.034mg Noodles
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 0.144mg Noodles
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.217mg Noodles
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.025mg Noodles
Folate 84µg 6µg Noodles
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodles
Choline 25.7mg Noodles
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.057mg Bran
Threonine 0.138mg 0.086mg Noodles
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.114mg Noodles
Leucine 0.365mg 0.235mg Noodles
Lysine 0.137mg 0.13mg Noodles
Methionine 0.086mg 0.057mg Noodles
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.155mg Noodles
Valine 0.22mg 0.165mg Noodles
Histidine 0.121mg 0.07mg Noodles
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Bran
Trans Fat 0.029g Bran
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.163g Bran
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.291g Noodles
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.339g Noodles

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Noodles Bran
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Noodles
6%
Bran
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Noodles
33%
Bran

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodles
Noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodles
Noodles is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Bran
Bran is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bran
Bran is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Bran
Bran is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.256g)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $2)
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.

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/nutrients
  2. Bran - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168873/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.