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Noodle vs Semolina - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Noodle and Semolina?

  • Noodle is richer in Folate, Iron, and Selenium, yet Semolina is richer in Manganese, Vitamin B6, Copper, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B5.
  • Semolina's daily need coverage for Manganese is 31% higher.
  • Noodle has 11 times more Folate than Semolina. Noodle has 84µg of Folate, while Semolina has 8µg.

We used Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Rice, white, long-grain, parboiled, unenriched, dry types in this comparison.

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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
:
Contains more Iron +98.6%
Contains more Calcium +491.7%
Contains more Potassium +357.9%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +189.8%
Contains more Zinc +56.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +101.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 28% 22% 16% 20% 95% 28% 66% 1%
Contains more Iron +98.6%
Contains more Calcium +491.7%
Contains more Potassium +357.9%
Contains more Magnesium +28.6%
Contains more Copper +189.8%
Contains more Zinc +56.9%
Contains more Phosphorus +101.3%
Contains less Sodium -60%

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
7
:
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +950%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +882.6%
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% 56% 12% 95% 41% 105% 0% 1% 6%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +466.7%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +29%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +172%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +950%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +882.6%
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
26
Semolina
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
34
Semolina

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
45%
Semolina
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
81%
Semolina
Fats
10%
Noodle
5%
Semolina

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

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle Semolina
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?
Semolina
Semolina is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Semolina
Semolina is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.07g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Semolina
Semolina contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Semolina
Semolina is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.125g)
Which food is cheaper?
Semolina
Semolina is cheaper (difference - $0.6)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Semolina
Semolina is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Semolina Opinion
Calories 138 374 Semolina
Protein 4.54 7.51 Semolina
Fats 2.07 1.03 Noodle
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 25.16 80.89 Semolina
Cholesterol 29 0 Semolina
Vitamin D 4 0 Noodle
Iron 1.47 0.74 Noodle
Calcium 12 71 Semolina
Potassium 38 174 Semolina
Magnesium 21 27 Semolina
Sugar 0.4 0.33 Semolina
Fiber 1.2 1.8 Semolina
Copper 0.098 0.284 Semolina
Zinc 0.65 1.02 Semolina
Starch 68.29 Semolina
Phosphorus 76 153 Semolina
Sodium 5 2 Semolina
Vitamin A 21 0 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 0.03 Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1 0 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.289 0.224 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136 0.05 Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077 5.048 Semolina
Vitamin B5 0.263 0.672 Semolina
Vitamin B6 0.046 0.452 Semolina
Vitamin B12 0.09 0 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 0.1 Semolina
Folate 84 8 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.029 Semolina
Saturated Fat 0.419 0.294 Semolina
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581 0.258 Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552 0.322 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043 0.103 Semolina
Threonine 0.138 0.271 Semolina
Isoleucine 0.19 0.339 Semolina
Leucine 0.365 0.656 Semolina
Lysine 0.137 0.215 Semolina
Methionine 0.086 0.183 Semolina
Phenylalanine 0.24 0.398 Semolina
Valine 0.22 0.47 Semolina
Histidine 0.121 0.185 Semolina
Fructose 0 0.02 Semolina

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. Semolina - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169758/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.