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

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.4%
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 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 2% 0% 7% 0% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 0% 11% 66%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.4%
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 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 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

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Noodle Flax
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 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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

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

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.