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Oatmeal vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Oatmeal and Cellophane noodles

  • Oatmeal has more Iron, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Folate, Vitamin B1 and Phosphorus, however Cellophane noodles are higher in Vitamin B2, Choline and Vitamin A.
  • Oatmeal covers your daily Iron needs 47% more than Cellophane noodles.
  • Cellophane noodles contain 22 times less Folate than Oatmeal. Oatmeal contains 44µg of Folate, while Cellophane noodles contain 2µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cereals, oats, instant, fortified, plain, prepared with water (boiling water added or microwaved) 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
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Contains more Iron +174.7%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Potassium +510%
Contains more Magnesium +766.7%
Contains more Zinc +51.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.6%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -79.6%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 224% 24% 6% 19% 22% 17% 33% 7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 8% 1% 3% 27% 12% 14% 2%
Contains more Iron +174.7%
Contains more Calcium +220%
Contains more Potassium +510%
Contains more Magnesium +766.7%
Contains more Zinc +51.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +140.6%
Contains more Copper +22.7%
Contains less Sodium -79.6%

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
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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +480%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +2100%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.7%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 26% 2% 0% 65% 50% 57% 20% 67% 0% 1% 33%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 0% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +73.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1412.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +217%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +480%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +2100%
Contains more Vitamin E +85.7%

Vitamin and Mineral Summary Scores

Summary score is calculated by summing up the daily values contained in 300 grams of the product. Obviously the more the food fulfils human daily needs, the more the summary score is
Vitamin Summary Score
27
Oatmeal
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
44
Oatmeal
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 the food
Protein
14%
Oatmeal
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
12%
Oatmeal
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
6%
Oatmeal
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary table

Pay attention at the most right column. It shows the amounts side by side, making it easier to realize the amount of difference.
Oatmeal Cellophane noodles
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Oatmeal Cellophane noodles
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Oatmeal
Oatmeal is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sugars (difference - 0.46g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 39mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.209g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
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 ($)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

In the column "Opinion" we made some assumptions which could be controversial. For instance we are assuming that less saturated fats is good for you. Please ignore this column if you have your own opinion.We marked the nutrients, comparison of which we considered as not meaningful, as "N/A"
Nutrient Oatmeal Cellophane noodles Opinion
Calories 68 351 Cellophane noodles
Protein 2.37 0.16 Oatmeal
Fats 1.36 0.06 Oatmeal
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 11.67 86.09 Cellophane noodles
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.96 2.17 Oatmeal
Calcium 80 25 Oatmeal
Potassium 61 10 Oatmeal
Magnesium 26 3 Oatmeal
Sugars 0.46 0 Cellophane noodles
Fiber 1.7 0.5 Oatmeal
Copper 0.066 0.081 Cellophane noodles
Zinc 0.62 0.41 Oatmeal
Starch 10.37 Oatmeal
Phosphorus 77 32 Oatmeal
Sodium 49 10 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin A 433 0 Oatmeal
Vitamin E 0.07 0.13 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.26 0.15 Oatmeal
Vitamin B2 0.215 0 Oatmeal
Vitamin B3 3.025 0.2 Oatmeal
Vitamin B5 0.317 0.1 Oatmeal
Vitamin B6 0.29 0.05 Oatmeal
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.4 0 Oatmeal
Folate 44 2 Oatmeal
Trans Fat 0.003 0 Cellophane noodles
Saturated Fat 0.226 0.017 Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.391 0.008 Oatmeal
Polyunsaturated fat 0.426 0.018 Oatmeal
Tryptophan 0.04 0.002 Oatmeal
Threonine 0.083 0.005 Oatmeal
Isoleucine 0.105 0.007 Oatmeal
Leucine 0.2 0.013 Oatmeal
Lysine 0.135 0.011 Oatmeal
Methionine 0.04 0.002 Oatmeal
Phenylalanine 0.13 0.01 Oatmeal
Valine 0.151 0.008 Oatmeal
Histidine 0.057 0.005 Oatmeal
Fructose 0 Oatmeal

References

The source of all the nutrient values on the page (excluding the main article the sources for which are presented seperately if present) is the USDA's FoodCentral. The exact links of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Oatmeal - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171662/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.