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

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
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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 Folate +950%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +882.6%
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% 1% 0% 0% 56% 12% 95% 41% 105% 6% 0% 1%
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 Folate +950%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +143%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +155.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +882.6%
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 Semolina
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Semolina Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 79.09g Semolina
Protein 4.54g 7.51g Semolina
Fats 2.07g 1.03g Noodle
Carbs 25.16g 80.89g Semolina
Calories 138kcal 374kcal Semolina
Starch g 68.29g Semolina
Fructose 0g 0.02g Semolina
Sugar 0.4g 0.33g Semolina
Fiber 1.2g 1.8g Semolina
Calcium 12mg 71mg Semolina
Iron 1.47mg 0.74mg Noodle
Magnesium 21mg 27mg Semolina
Phosphorus 76mg 153mg Semolina
Potassium 38mg 174mg Semolina
Sodium 5mg 2mg Semolina
Zinc 0.65mg 1.02mg Semolina
Copper 0.098mg 0.284mg Semolina
Vitamin A 21IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0.03mg Noodle
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.224mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.05mg Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 5.048mg Semolina
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.672mg Semolina
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.452mg Semolina
Folate 84µg 8µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg 0.1µg Semolina
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.103mg Semolina
Threonine 0.138mg 0.271mg Semolina
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.339mg Semolina
Leucine 0.365mg 0.656mg Semolina
Lysine 0.137mg 0.215mg Semolina
Methionine 0.086mg 0.183mg Semolina
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.398mg Semolina
Valine 0.22mg 0.47mg Semolina
Histidine 0.121mg 0.185mg Semolina
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Semolina
Trans Fat 0.029g g Semolina
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.294g Semolina
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.258g Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.322g Noodle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle Semolina
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
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

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 Cholesterol?
Semolina
Semolina is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
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.

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.