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Noodle vs Wheat gluten - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Noodle and Wheat gluten

  • Noodle has more Vitamin B1, Folate, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B2, however Wheat gluten is richer in Iron, Selenium, Phosphorus, Calcium, and Copper.
  • Wheat gluten's daily need coverage for Iron is 47% more.
  • Noodle contains 10000000 times more Vitamin B1 than Wheat gluten. Noodle contains 0.289mg of Vitamin B1, while Wheat gluten contains 0mg.
  • Wheat gluten contains less Cholesterol.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked and Vital wheat gluten.

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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 less Sodium -82.8%
Contains more Calcium +1083.3%
Contains more Iron +253.7%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +242.1%
Contains more Potassium +163.2%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Contains more Copper +85.7%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 43% 195% 18% 112% 9% 4% 24% 61%
Contains less Sodium -82.8%
Contains more Calcium +1083.3%
Contains more Iron +253.7%
Contains more Magnesium +19%
Contains more Phosphorus +242.1%
Contains more Potassium +163.2%
Contains more Zinc +30.8%
Contains more Copper +85.7%

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
10
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +∞%
Contains more Folate +∞%
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 Wheat gluten
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Noodle Wheat gluten Opinion
Net carbs 23.96g 13.19g Noodle
Protein 4.54g 75.16g Wheat gluten
Fats 2.07g 1.85g Noodle
Carbs 25.16g 13.79g Noodle
Calories 138kcal 370kcal Wheat gluten
Starch g g
Fructose 0g g Noodle
Sugar 0.4g 0g Wheat gluten
Fiber 1.2g 0.6g Noodle
Calcium 12mg 142mg Wheat gluten
Iron 1.47mg 5.2mg Wheat gluten
Magnesium 21mg 25mg Wheat gluten
Phosphorus 76mg 260mg Wheat gluten
Potassium 38mg 100mg Wheat gluten
Sodium 5mg 29mg Noodle
Zinc 0.65mg 0.85mg Wheat gluten
Copper 0.098mg 0.182mg Wheat gluten
Vitamin A 21IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17mg 0mg Noodle
Vitamin D 4IU 0IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0.1µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.289mg 0mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.136mg 0mg Noodle
Vitamin B3 2.077mg 0mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.263mg 0mg Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.046mg 0mg Noodle
Folate 84µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0.09µg 0µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.043mg mg Noodle
Threonine 0.138mg mg Noodle
Isoleucine 0.19mg mg Noodle
Leucine 0.365mg mg Noodle
Lysine 0.137mg mg Noodle
Methionine 0.086mg mg Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.24mg mg Noodle
Valine 0.22mg mg Noodle
Histidine 0.121mg mg Noodle
Cholesterol 29mg 0mg Wheat gluten
Trans Fat 0.029g g Wheat gluten
Saturated Fat 0.419g 0.272g Wheat gluten
Monounsaturated Fat 0.581g 0.156g Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.552g 0.81g Wheat gluten

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Noodle Wheat gluten
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
0
Wheat gluten
Mineral Summary Score
20
Noodle
58
Wheat gluten

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
451%
Wheat gluten
Carbohydrates
25%
Noodle
14%
Wheat gluten
Fats
10%
Noodle
9%
Wheat gluten

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.147g)
Which food is cheaper?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Wheat gluten
Wheat gluten is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 24mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 14)
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. Wheat gluten - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168147/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.