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Noodle vs Porridge - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Noodle and Porridge

  • Noodle has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Folate, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2, while Porridge has more Iron, Manganese, and Calcium.
  • Noodle covers your daily need of Selenium 38% more than Porridge.
  • Noodle contains 7 times more Folate than Porridge. While Noodle contains 84µg of Folate, Porridge contains only 12µg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt.

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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
Contains more Potassium +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +320%
Contains more Copper +145%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +406.7%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Iron +154.4%
Contains more Calcium +625%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 141% 27% 2% 4% 14% 4% 7% 1%
Contains more Potassium +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +320%
Contains more Copper +145%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +406.7%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Contains more Iron +154.4%
Contains more Calcium +625%

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
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +750%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +425.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +444%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +299.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 4% 3% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 12% 0% 63%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 1% 0% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 0% 1% 9%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +750%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +425.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +444%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +299.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +600%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

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
4
Porridge
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
24
Porridge

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
9%
Porridge
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
11%
Porridge
Fats
10%
Noodle
1%
Porridge

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 Porridge
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

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Noodle Porridge
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.386g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Porridge Opinion
Calories 138 50 Noodle
Protein 4.54 1.44 Noodle
Fats 2.07 0.21 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 25.16 10.52 Noodle
Cholesterol 29 0 Porridge
Vitamin D 4 0 Noodle
Iron 1.47 3.74 Porridge
Calcium 12 87 Porridge
Potassium 38 16 Noodle
Magnesium 21 5 Noodle
Sugar 0.4 0.03 Porridge
Fiber 1.2 0.5 Noodle
Copper 0.098 0.04 Noodle
Zinc 0.65 0.13 Noodle
Starch
Phosphorus 76 15 Noodle
Sodium 5 6 Noodle
Vitamin A 21 0 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 0.02 Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.055 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136 0.025 Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077 0.52 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.071 Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.013 Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09 0 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 0.1 Porridge
Folate 84 12 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.033 Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.028 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.114 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043 0.02 Noodle
Threonine 0.138 0.045 Noodle
Isoleucine 0.19 0.063 Noodle
Leucine 0.365 0.11 Noodle
Lysine 0.137 0.037 Noodle
Methionine 0.086 0.027 Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.078 Noodle
Valine 0.22 0.07 Noodle
Histidine 0.121 0.033 Noodle
Fructose 0 Noodle

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. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/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.