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Noodles vs. Sunflower seed — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Noodles and Sunflower seed?

  • Noodles has less Vitamin E , Copper, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B1, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Manganese, Selenium, Iron, and Zinc than Sunflower seed.
  • Sunflower seed's daily need coverage for Vitamin E is 233% higher.

We used Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Seeds, sunflower seed kernels, dried 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1447.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +768.4%
Contains more Potassium +1597.4%
Contains more Zinc +669.2%
Contains more Copper +1736.7%
Contains more Manganese +519%
Contains more Selenium +121.8%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33% 42% 131%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 197% 233% 283% 57% 2% 137% 600% 255% 290%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Calcium +550%
Contains more Iron +257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +1447.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +768.4%
Contains more Potassium +1597.4%
Contains more Zinc +669.2%
Contains more Copper +1736.7%
Contains more Manganese +519%
Contains more Selenium +121.8%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
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Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +20588.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +301.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +329.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2823.9%
Contains more Folate +170.2%
Contains more Choline +114.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 4% 3% 0% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 63% 12% 15% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 704% 0% 5% 370% 82% 157% 68% 311% 171% 0% 31% 0%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +138.1%
Contains more Vitamin E +20588.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +412.1%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +161%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +301.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +329.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2823.9%
Contains more Folate +170.2%
Contains more Choline +114.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +25.8%
Contains more Water +1331.9%
Contains more Protein +357.7%
Contains more Fats +2386%
Contains more Other +506%
5% 2% 25% 68%
Protein: 4.54 g
Fats: 2.07 g
Carbs: 25.16 g
Water: 67.73 g
Other: 0.5 g
21% 51% 20% 5% 3%
Protein: 20.78 g
Fats: 51.46 g
Carbs: 20 g
Water: 4.73 g
Other: 3.03 g
Contains more Carbs +25.8%
Contains more Water +1331.9%
Contains more Protein +357.7%
Contains more Fats +2386%
Contains more Other +506%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3089%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +4091.5%
27% 37% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.419 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.581 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.552 g
10% 40% 50%
Saturated Fat: 4.455 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.528 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 23.137 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -90.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +3089%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +4091.5%

Carbohydrate type comparison

Carbohydrate type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +6150%
10% 17% 73%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 0.04 g
Glucose: 0.07 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0.3 g
Galactose: 0 g
100%
Starch: 0 g
Sucrose: 2.5 g
Glucose: 0 g
Fructose: 0 g
Lactose: 0 g
Maltose: 0 g
Galactose: 0 g
Contains more Glucose +∞%
Contains more Maltose +∞%
Contains more Sucrose +6150%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Noodles Sunflower seed
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodles Sunflower seed Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 11.4g Noodles
Protein 4.54g 20.78g Sunflower seed
Fats 2.07g 51.46g Sunflower seed
Carbs 25.16g 20g Noodles
Calories 138kcal 584kcal Sunflower seed
Sugar 0.4g 2.62g Noodles
Fiber 1.2g 8.6g Sunflower seed
Calcium 12mg 78mg Sunflower seed
Iron 1.47mg 5.25mg Sunflower seed
Magnesium 21mg 325mg Sunflower seed
Phosphorus 76mg 660mg Sunflower seed
Potassium 38mg 645mg Sunflower seed
Sodium 5mg 9mg Noodles
Zinc 0.65mg 5mg Sunflower seed
Copper 0.098mg 1.8mg Sunflower seed
Manganese 0.315mg 1.95mg Sunflower seed
Selenium 23.9µg 53µg Sunflower seed
Vitamin A 21IU 50IU Sunflower seed
Vitamin A RAE 6µg 3µg Noodles
Vitamin E 0.17mg 35.17mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodles
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodles
Vitamin C 0mg 1.4mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 1.48mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.355mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 8.335mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 1.13mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 1.345mg Sunflower seed
Folate 84µg 227µg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodles
Choline 25.7mg 55.1mg Sunflower seed
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.348mg Sunflower seed
Threonine 0.138mg 0.928mg Sunflower seed
Isoleucine 0.19mg 1.139mg Sunflower seed
Leucine 0.365mg 1.659mg Sunflower seed
Lysine 0.137mg 0.937mg Sunflower seed
Methionine 0.086mg 0.494mg Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 1.169mg Sunflower seed
Valine 0.22mg 1.315mg Sunflower seed
Histidine 0.121mg 0.632mg Sunflower seed
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Sunflower seed
Trans Fat 0.029g Sunflower seed
Saturated Fat 0.419g 4.455g Noodles
Omega-3 - EPA 0g 0.014g Sunflower seed
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 18.528g Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 23.137g Sunflower seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodles Sunflower seed
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Noodles
146%
Sunflower seed
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
33%
Noodles
207%
Sunflower seed

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 30)
Which food is cheaper?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is cheaper (difference - $0.4)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Noodles
Noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.22g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodles
Noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodles
Noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.036g)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/nutrients
  2. Sunflower seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170562/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.