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Noodle vs Oatmeal - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Noodle and Oatmeal

  • Noodle 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 Noodle.
  • Noodle contains 5 times more Selenium than Oatmeal. While Noodle contains 23.9µg of Selenium, Oatmeal contains only 5µg.

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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Noodle
3
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Contains less Sodium -89.8%
Contains more Copper +48.5%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Iron +305.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +60.5%
Equal in Phosphorus - 77
Equal in Zinc - 0.62
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 24% 224% 19% 33% 6% 7% 17% 22%
Contains less Sodium -89.8%
Contains more Copper +48.5%
Contains more Calcium +566.7%
Contains more Iron +305.4%
Contains more Magnesium +23.8%
Contains more Potassium +60.5%
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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Noodle
5
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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 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 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 26% 2% 0% 0% 65% 50% 57% 20% 67% 33% 0% 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 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

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 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 Noodle Oatmeal Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 9.97g Noodle
Protein 4.54g 2.37g Noodle
Fats 2.07g 1.36g Noodle
Carbs 25.16g 11.67g Noodle
Calories 138kcal 68kcal Noodle
Starch g 10.37g Oatmeal
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 0.4g 0.46g Noodle
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 Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 0.62mg Noodle
Copper 0.098mg 0.066mg Noodle
Vitamin A 21IU 433IU Oatmeal
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.07mg Noodle
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.26mg Noodle
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 Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg 0.4µg Oatmeal
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.04mg Noodle
Threonine 0.138mg 0.083mg Noodle
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.105mg Noodle
Leucine 0.365mg 0.2mg Noodle
Lysine 0.137mg 0.135mg Noodle
Methionine 0.086mg 0.04mg Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.13mg Noodle
Valine 0.22mg 0.151mg Noodle
Histidine 0.121mg 0.057mg Noodle
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Oatmeal
Trans Fat 0.029g 0.003g Oatmeal
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.226g Oatmeal
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.391g Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.426g Noodle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Noodle Oatmeal
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
27
Oatmeal
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
44
Oatmeal

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
14%
Oatmeal
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
12%
Oatmeal
Fats
10%
Noodle
6%
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?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.06g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle 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

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. 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.

Data provided by FoodStruct.com should be considered and used as information only. Please consult your physician before beginning any diet.