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Noodles vs. Oatmeal — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Noodles and Oatmeal

  • Noodles has more Selenium, and Folate, while Oatmeal has more Iron, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A RAE, Manganese, Calcium, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin B3.
  • Oatmeal covers your daily need of Iron 56% more than Noodles.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Cereals, oats, instant, fortified, plain, prepared with water (boiling water added or microwaved).

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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.
Contains less Sodium -89.8%
Contains more Copper +48.5%
Contains more Selenium +378%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Iron +305.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +60.5%
Contains more Manganese +77.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 77
Equal in Zinc - 0.62
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 24% 224% 19% 33% 6% 7% 17% 22% 73% 28%
Contains less Sodium -89.8%
Contains more Copper +48.5%
Contains more Selenium +378%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Iron +305.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +60.5%
Contains more Manganese +77.1%
Equal in Phosphorus - 77
Equal in Zinc - 0.62

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.
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Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.2%
Contains more Folate +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +446.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1961.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +530.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.26
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 26% 2% 0% 0% 65% 50% 57% 20% 67% 33% 0% 3% 1%
Contains more Vitamin E +142.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +11.2%
Contains more Folate +90.9%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +446.8%
Contains more Vitamin A +1961.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +58.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +45.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +20.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +530.4%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.26

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +91.6%
Contains more Fats +52.2%
Contains more Carbs +115.6%
Contains more Water +24.1%
Contains more Other +14%
5% 2% 25% 68%
Protein: 4.54 g
Fats: 2.07 g
Carbs: 25.16 g
Water: 67.73 g
Other: 0.5 g
2% 12% 84%
Protein: 2.37 g
Fats: 1.36 g
Carbs: 11.67 g
Water: 84.03 g
Other: 0.57 g
Contains more Protein +91.6%
Contains more Fats +52.2%
Contains more Carbs +115.6%
Contains more Water +24.1%
Contains more Other +14%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +48.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +29.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.1%
27% 37% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.419 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.581 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.552 g
22% 37% 41%
Saturated Fat: 0.226 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.391 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.426 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +48.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +29.6%
Contains less Saturated Fat -46.1%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +625%
Contains more Galactose +∞%
10% 17% 73%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.04 g
Glucose: 0.07 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.3 g
Galactose: 0 g
96% 3%
Starch: 10.37 g
Sucrose: 0.29 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0.16 g
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Starch +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +625%
Contains more Galactose +∞%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodles Oatmeal Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 9.97g Noodles
Protein 4.54g 2.37g Noodles
Fats 2.07g 1.36g Noodles
Carbs 25.16g 11.67g Noodles
Calories 138kcal 68kcal Noodles
Starch 10.37g Oatmeal
Sugar 0.4g 0.46g Noodles
Fiber 1.2g 1.7g Oatmeal
Calcium 12mg 80mg Oatmeal
Iron 1.47mg 5.96mg Oatmeal
Magnesium 21mg 26mg Oatmeal
Phosphorus 76mg 77mg Oatmeal
Potassium 38mg 61mg Oatmeal
Sodium 5mg 49mg Noodles
Zinc 0.65mg 0.62mg Noodles
Copper 0.098mg 0.066mg Noodles
Manganese 0.315mg 0.558mg Oatmeal
Selenium 23.9µg 5µg Noodles
Vitamin A 21IU 433IU Oatmeal
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 130µg Oatmeal
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.07mg Noodles
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodles
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodles
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.26mg Noodles
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.215mg Oatmeal
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 3.025mg Oatmeal
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.317mg Oatmeal
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.29mg Oatmeal
Folate 84µg 44µg Noodles
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodles
Choline 25.7mg 4.7mg Noodles
Vitamin K 0µg 0.4µg Oatmeal
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.04mg Noodles
Threonine 0.138mg 0.083mg Noodles
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.105mg Noodles
Leucine 0.365mg 0.2mg Noodles
Lysine 0.137mg 0.135mg Noodles
Methionine 0.086mg 0.04mg Noodles
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.13mg Noodles
Valine 0.22mg 0.151mg Noodles
Histidine 0.121mg 0.057mg Noodles
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Oatmeal
Trans Fat 0.029g 0.003g Oatmeal
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.226g Oatmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.391g Noodles
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.426g Noodles

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Noodles Oatmeal
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
25%
Oatmeal
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Noodles
45%
Oatmeal

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.193g)
Which food is cheaper?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Noodles
Noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodles
Noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodles
Noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
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

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. Oatmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171662/nutrients

All the Daily Values are presented for males aged 31-50, for 2000-calorie diets.

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