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Noodle vs Tempeh - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Noodle and Tempeh

  • Noodle has more Vitamin B1, and Folate, however Tempeh has more Copper, Selenium, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Iron, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Tempeh is 51% higher.
  • Tempeh has 4 times less Vitamin B1 than Noodle. Noodle has 0.289mg of Vitamin B1, while Tempeh has 0.078mg.

Food types used in this article are Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Tempeh.

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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
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7
Tempeh
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Iron +83.7%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +250%
Contains more Potassium +984.2%
Contains more Zinc +75.4%
Contains more Copper +471.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Iron +83.7%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +250%
Contains more Potassium +984.2%
Contains more Zinc +75.4%
Contains more Copper +471.4%

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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4
Tempeh
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +367.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.278
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% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 18% 10% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +367.4%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.278

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Tempeh Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 7.64g Noodle
Protein 4.54g 20.29g Tempeh
Fats 2.07g 10.8g Tempeh
Carbs 25.16g 7.64g Noodle
Calories 138kcal 192kcal Tempeh
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Noodle
Sugar 0.4g g Tempeh
Fiber 1.2g g Noodle
Calcium 12mg 111mg Tempeh
Iron 1.47mg 2.7mg Tempeh
Magnesium 21mg 81mg Tempeh
Phosphorus 76mg 266mg Tempeh
Potassium 38mg 412mg Tempeh
Sodium 5mg 9mg Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 1.14mg Tempeh
Copper 0.098mg 0.56mg Tempeh
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 0.078mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0.358mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 2.64mg Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0.278mg Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0.215mg Tempeh
Folate 84µg 24µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0.08µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg µg Noodle
Tryptophan 0.043mg 0.194mg Tempeh
Threonine 0.138mg 0.796mg Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.19mg 0.88mg Tempeh
Leucine 0.365mg 1.43mg Tempeh
Lysine 0.137mg 0.908mg Tempeh
Methionine 0.086mg 0.175mg Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.24mg 0.893mg Tempeh
Valine 0.22mg 0.92mg Tempeh
Histidine 0.121mg 0.466mg Tempeh
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Tempeh
Trans Fat 0.029g 0g Tempeh
Saturated Fat 0.419g 2.539g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 3.205g Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 4.3g Tempeh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Noodle Tempeh
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
20
Tempeh
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
70
Tempeh

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
122%
Tempeh
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
8%
Tempeh
Fats
10%
Noodle
50%
Tempeh

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.12g)
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. Tempeh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174272/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.