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Noodle vs Refried beans - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Noodle and Refried beans

  • Noodle has more Selenium, Folate, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3, while Refried beans has more Fiber, Potassium, and Vitamin C.
  • Noodle covers your daily need of Selenium 33% more than Refried beans.
  • Noodle contains 8 times more Folate than Refried beans. While Noodle contains 84µg of Folate, Refried beans contain only 11µg.
  • The amount of Sodium in Noodle is lower.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity).

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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 less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.1%
Contains more Calcium +141.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Contains more Potassium +739.5%
Contains more Copper +31.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.44
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 54% 25% 40% 29% 49% 16% 43%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.1%
Contains more Calcium +141.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Contains more Potassium +739.5%
Contains more Copper +31.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.44

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
9
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +280.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Folate +663.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.9%
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% 2% 0% 20% 19% 19% 7% 12% 24% 9% 0% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +280.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Folate +663.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.9%
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 Refried beans
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Refried beans Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 9.85g Noodle
Protein 4.54g 4.98g Refried beans
Fats 2.07g 2.01g Noodle
Carbs 25.16g 13.55g Noodle
Calories 138kcal 90kcal Noodle
Starch g 7.43g Refried beans
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 0.4g 0.54g Noodle
Fiber 1.2g 3.7g Refried beans
Calcium 12mg 29mg Refried beans
Iron 1.47mg 1.44mg Noodle
Magnesium 21mg 35mg Refried beans
Phosphorus 76mg 92mg Refried beans
Potassium 38mg 319mg Refried beans
Sodium 5mg 370mg Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 0.58mg Noodle
Copper 0.098mg 0.129mg Refried beans
Vitamin A 21IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.09mg Noodle
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 6mg Refried beans
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.076mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.079mg Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 0.367mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.189mg Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.103mg Refried beans
Folate 84µg 11µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg 2.1µg Refried beans
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.065mg Refried beans
Threonine 0.138mg 0.231mg Refried beans
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.242mg Refried beans
Leucine 0.365mg 0.438mg Refried beans
Lysine 0.137mg 0.377mg Refried beans
Methionine 0.086mg 0.083mg Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.297mg Refried beans
Valine 0.22mg 0.287mg Refried beans
Histidine 0.121mg 153mg Refried beans
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Refried beans
Trans Fat 0.029g 0.016g Refried beans
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.631g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.601g Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.543g Noodle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle Refried beans
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
10
Refried beans
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
33
Refried beans

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
30%
Refried beans
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
14%
Refried beans
Fats
10%
Noodle
9%
Refried beans

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Refried beans
Refried beans is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 365mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.212g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Refried beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172438/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.