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Noodle vs Soba - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Noodle and Soba

  • Soba has less Folate, Vitamin B1, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B2, and Phosphorus.
  • Noodle covers your daily Folate needs 19% more than Soba.
  • Soba contains 12 times less Copper than Noodle. Noodle contains 0.098mg of Copper, while Soba contains 0.008mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Noodles, japanese, soba, cooked.

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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
8
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0
Soba
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +206.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +204%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +441.7%
Contains more Copper +1125%
Equal in Potassium - 35
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 2% 18% 7% 11% 4% 8% 4% 3%
Contains more Calcium +200%
Contains more Iron +206.3%
Contains more Magnesium +133.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +204%
Contains less Sodium -91.7%
Contains more Zinc +441.7%
Contains more Copper +1125%
Equal in Potassium - 35

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
11
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0
Soba
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +207.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +423.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +307.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 24% 6% 10% 15% 10% 6% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +207.4%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +423.1%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +307.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +11.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +15%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Soba Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 21.44g Noodle
Protein 4.54g 5.06g Soba
Fats 2.07g 0.1g Noodle
Carbs 25.16g 21.44g Noodle
Calories 138kcal 99kcal Noodle
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Noodle
Sugar 0.4g g Soba
Fiber 1.2g g Noodle
Calcium 12mg 4mg Noodle
Iron 1.47mg 0.48mg Noodle
Magnesium 21mg 9mg Noodle
Phosphorus 76mg 25mg Noodle
Potassium 38mg 35mg Noodle
Sodium 5mg 60mg Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 0.12mg Noodle
Copper 0.098mg 0.008mg Noodle
Vitamin A 21IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17mg mg Noodle
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0.094mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.026mg Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 0.51mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.235mg Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.04mg Noodle
Folate 84µg 7µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg µg Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.072mg Soba
Threonine 0.138mg 0.177mg Soba
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.195mg Soba
Leucine 0.365mg 0.33mg Noodle
Lysine 0.137mg 0.214mg Soba
Methionine 0.086mg 0.072mg Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.217mg Noodle
Valine 0.22mg 0.249mg Soba
Histidine 0.121mg 0.119mg Noodle
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Soba
Trans Fat 0.029g g Soba
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.019g Soba
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.026g Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.031g Noodle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle Soba
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
6
Soba
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
7
Soba

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%
Soba
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
21%
Soba
Fats
10%
Noodle
0%
Soba

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Soba
Soba is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Soba
Soba is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Soba
Soba is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Soba
Soba is lower in glycemic index (difference - 4)
Which food is cheaper?
Soba
Soba is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 55mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in minerals
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. Soba - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168907/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.