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Bran vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Bran and Noodle

  • The amount of Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Magnesium, Iron, Selenium, Copper, Vitamin B5, and Zinc in Bran is higher than in Noodle.
  • Bran covers your daily need of Manganese 231% more than Noodle.
  • Bran contains 13 times more Fiber than Noodle. While Bran contains 15.4g of Fiber, Noodle contains only 1.2g.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Oat bran, raw and Noodles, egg, enriched, 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
Bran
8
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0
Noodle
Contains more Calcium +383.3%
Contains more Iron +268%
Contains more Magnesium +1019%
Contains more Phosphorus +865.8%
Contains more Potassium +1389.5%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +378.5%
Contains more Copper +311.2%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 18% 203% 168% 315% 50% 1% 85% 135%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Contains more Calcium +383.3%
Contains more Iron +268%
Contains more Magnesium +1019%
Contains more Phosphorus +865.8%
Contains more Potassium +1389.5%
Contains less Sodium -20%
Contains more Zinc +378.5%
Contains more Copper +311.2%

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
6
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5
Noodle
Contains more Vitamin E +494.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +304.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +468.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.4%
Contains more Folate +61.5%
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 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 2% 4% 3% 0% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 63% 12% 0%
Contains more Vitamin E +494.1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +304.8%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +61.8%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +468.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +258.7%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +122.4%
Contains more Folate +61.5%
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.
Bran Noodle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Bran Noodle Opinion
Net carbs 50.82g 23.96g Bran
Protein 17.3g 4.54g Bran
Fats 7.03g 2.07g Bran
Carbs 66.22g 25.16g Bran
Calories 246kcal 138kcal Bran
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Noodle
Sugar 1.45g 0.4g Noodle
Fiber 15.4g 1.2g Bran
Calcium 58mg 12mg Bran
Iron 5.41mg 1.47mg Bran
Magnesium 235mg 21mg Bran
Phosphorus 734mg 76mg Bran
Potassium 566mg 38mg Bran
Sodium 4mg 5mg Bran
Zinc 3.11mg 0.65mg Bran
Copper 0.403mg 0.098mg Bran
Vitamin A 0IU 21IU Noodle
Vitamin E 1.01mg 0.17mg Bran
Vitamin D 0IU 4IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 1.17mg 0.289mg Bran
Vitamin B2 0.22mg 0.136mg Bran
Vitamin B3 0.934mg 2.077mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 1.494mg 0.263mg Bran
Vitamin B6 0.165mg 0.046mg Bran
Folate 52µg 84µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Noodle
Vitamin K 3.2µg 0µg Bran
Tryptophan 0.335mg 0.043mg Bran
Threonine 0.502mg 0.138mg Bran
Isoleucine 0.668mg 0.19mg Bran
Leucine 1.374mg 0.365mg Bran
Lysine 0.76mg 0.137mg Bran
Methionine 0.335mg 0.086mg Bran
Phenylalanine 0.908mg 0.24mg Bran
Valine 0.964mg 0.22mg Bran
Histidine 0.41mg 0.121mg Bran
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Bran
Trans Fat g 0.029g Bran
Saturated Fat 1.328g 0.419g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 2.376g 0.581g Bran
Polyunsaturated fat 2.766g 0.552g Bran

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Bran Noodle
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
21
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
122
Bran
20
Noodle

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
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
66%
Bran
25%
Noodle
Fats
32%
Bran
10%
Noodle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.05g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.909g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 6)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Bran
Bran contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Bran
Bran is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is cheaper?
Bran
Bran is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Bran
Bran is relatively richer in minerals
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. Bran - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168872/nutrients
  2. Noodle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/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.