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Bran vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Bran and Cellophane noodles

  • Cellophane noodles have less Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Selenium, Fiber, Magnesium, Iron, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Zinc.
  • Bran covers your daily Manganese needs 240% more than Cellophane noodles.
  • Cellophane noodles contain 78 times less Magnesium than Bran. Bran contains 235mg of Magnesium, while Cellophane noodles contain 3mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Oat bran, raw and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated.

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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 Calcium +132%
Contains more Iron +149.3%
Contains more Magnesium +7733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +2193.8%
Contains more Potassium +5560%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +658.5%
Contains more Copper +397.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 203% 168% 315% 50% 1% 85% 135%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Calcium +132%
Contains more Iron +149.3%
Contains more Magnesium +7733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +2193.8%
Contains more Potassium +5560%
Contains less Sodium -60%
Contains more Zinc +658.5%
Contains more Copper +397.5%

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
Bran
8
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Contains more Vitamin E +676.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +680%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +367%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1394%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +230%
Contains more Folate +2500%
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 0% 21% 0% 0% 293% 51% 18% 90% 39% 39% 0% 8%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +676.9%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +680%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +367%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1394%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +230%
Contains more Folate +2500%
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.
Bran Cellophane noodles
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bran Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 50.82g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 17.3g 0.16g Bran
Fats 7.03g 0.06g Bran
Carbs 66.22g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 246kcal 351kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 1.45g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 15.4g 0.5g Bran
Calcium 58mg 25mg Bran
Iron 5.41mg 2.17mg Bran
Magnesium 235mg 3mg Bran
Phosphorus 734mg 32mg Bran
Potassium 566mg 10mg Bran
Sodium 4mg 10mg Bran
Zinc 3.11mg 0.41mg Bran
Copper 0.403mg 0.081mg Bran
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 1.01mg 0.13mg Bran
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 1.17mg 0.15mg Bran
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 0mg Bran
Vitamin B3 0.934mg 0.2mg Bran
Vitamin B5 1.494mg 0.1mg Bran
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 0.05mg Bran
Folate 52µg 2µg Bran
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 3.2µg 0µg Bran
Tryptophan 0.335mg 0.002mg Bran
Threonine 0.502mg 0.005mg Bran
Isoleucine 0.668mg 0.007mg Bran
Leucine 1.374mg 0.013mg Bran
Lysine 0.76mg 0.011mg Bran
Methionine 0.335mg 0.002mg Bran
Phenylalanine 0.908mg 0.01mg Bran
Valine 0.964mg 0.008mg Bran
Histidine 0.41mg 0.005mg Bran
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Bran
Saturated Fat 1.328g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 2.376g 0.008g Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 2.766g 0.018g Bran

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bran Cellophane noodles
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
46
Bran
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
122
Bran
18
Cellophane noodles

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
104%
Bran
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
66%
Bran
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
32%
Bran
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.45g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 1.311g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 17)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 6mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Bran - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168872/nutrients
  2. Cellophane noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174258/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.