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Noodle vs Flax - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Noodle and Flax

  • Flax is richer than Noodle in Copper, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Calcium.
  • Flax covers your daily Copper needs 125% more than Noodle.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Seeds, flaxseed.

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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
1
:
7
Flax
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Calcium +2025%
Contains more Iron +289.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1766.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +744.7%
Contains more Potassium +2039.5%
Contains more Zinc +567.7%
Contains more Copper +1144.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 77% 215% 280% 276% 72% 4% 119% 407%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Contains more Calcium +2025%
Contains more Iron +289.8%
Contains more Magnesium +1766.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +744.7%
Contains more Potassium +2039.5%
Contains more Zinc +567.7%
Contains more Copper +1144.9%

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
3
:
9
Flax
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +468.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +928.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 87
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% 7% 0% 2% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 66% 0% 11%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +468.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +928.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 87

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Flax Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 1.58g Noodle
Protein 4.54g 18.29g Flax
Fats 2.07g 42.16g Flax
Carbs 25.16g 28.88g Flax
Calories 138kcal 534kcal Flax
Starch g g
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 0.4g 1.55g Noodle
Fiber 1.2g 27.3g Flax
Calcium 12mg 255mg Flax
Iron 1.47mg 5.73mg Flax
Magnesium 21mg 392mg Flax
Phosphorus 76mg 642mg Flax
Potassium 38mg 813mg Flax
Sodium 5mg 30mg Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 4.34mg Flax
Copper 0.098mg 1.22mg Flax
Vitamin A 21IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.31mg Flax
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0.6mg Flax
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 1.644mg Flax
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.161mg Flax
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 3.08mg Flax
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.985mg Flax
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.473mg Flax
Folate 84µg 87µg Flax
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg 4.3µg Flax
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.297mg Flax
Threonine 0.138mg 0.766mg Flax
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.896mg Flax
Leucine 0.365mg 1.235mg Flax
Lysine 0.137mg 0.862mg Flax
Methionine 0.086mg 0.37mg Flax
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.957mg Flax
Valine 0.22mg 1.072mg Flax
Histidine 0.121mg 0.472mg Flax
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Flax
Trans Fat 0.029g g Flax
Saturated Fat 0.419g 3.663g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 7.527g Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 28.73g Flax

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle Flax
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
63
Flax
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
181
Flax

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
110%
Flax
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
29%
Flax
Fats
10%
Noodle
195%
Flax

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.244g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Noodle
Noodle is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flax
Flax is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flax
Flax 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. Flax - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169414/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.