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Scallion vs. Rice noodles — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Scallion and Rice noodles

  • Scallion has more Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Potassium, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A RAE, however, Rice noodles is higher in Selenium.
  • Scallion covers your daily Vitamin K needs 173% more than Rice noodles.

Food varieties used in this article are Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw and Rice noodles, 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" charts below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food.
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Iron +957.1%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Contains more Potassium +6800%
Contains less Sodium -15.8%
Contains more Zinc +56%
Contains more Copper +118.4%
Contains more Manganese +40.4%
Contains more Selenium +650%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 22% 56% 15% 16% 25% 3% 11% 28% 21% 4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 6% 3% 9% 1% 3% 7% 13% 15% 25%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Iron +957.1%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Contains more Potassium +6800%
Contains less Sodium -15.8%
Contains more Zinc +56%
Contains more Copper +118.4%
Contains more Manganese +40.4%
Contains more Selenium +650%

Vitamin Comparison

Vitamin comparison score is based on the number of vitamins by which one or the other food is richer. The "coverage" charts 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 E +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +629.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +916.7%
Contains more Folate +6300%
Contains more Choline +256.3%
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 Choline Vitamin K 60% 11% 0% 63% 14% 19% 10% 5% 15% 48% 0% 4% 518%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 0% 5% 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +629.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +916.7%
Contains more Folate +6300%
Contains more Choline +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +21.7%
Contains more Other +350%
Contains more Carbs +227.1%
Equal in Protein - 1.79
Equal in Fats - 0.2
2% 7% 90%
Protein: 1.83 g
Fats: 0.19 g
Carbs: 7.34 g
Water: 89.83 g
Other: 0.81 g
2% 24% 74%
Protein: 1.79 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 24.01 g
Water: 73.82 g
Other: 0.18 g
Contains more Water +21.7%
Contains more Other +350%
Contains more Carbs +227.1%
Equal in Protein - 1.79
Equal in Fats - 0.2

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +221.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -28.1%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.026
24% 20% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.074 g
32% 36% 32%
Saturated Fat: 0.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.023 g
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +221.7%
Contains less Saturated Fat -28.1%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.026

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Scallion Rice noodles
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Scallion Rice noodles Opinion
Net carbs 4.74g 23.01g Rice noodles
Protein 1.83g 1.79g Scallion
Fats 0.19g 0.2g Rice noodles
Carbs 7.34g 24.01g Rice noodles
Calories 32kcal 108kcal Rice noodles
Sugar 2.33g 0.03g Rice noodles
Fiber 2.6g 1g Scallion
Calcium 72mg 4mg Scallion
Iron 1.48mg 0.14mg Scallion
Magnesium 20mg 3mg Scallion
Phosphorus 37mg 20mg Scallion
Potassium 276mg 4mg Scallion
Sodium 16mg 19mg Scallion
Zinc 0.39mg 0.25mg Scallion
Copper 0.083mg 0.038mg Scallion
Manganese 0.16mg 0.114mg Scallion
Selenium 0.6µg 4.5µg Rice noodles
Vitamin A 997IU 0IU Scallion
Vitamin A RAE 50µg 0µg Scallion
Vitamin E 0.55mg 0.03mg Scallion
Vitamin C 18.8mg 0mg Scallion
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.018mg Scallion
Vitamin B2 0.08mg 0.004mg Scallion
Vitamin B3 0.525mg 0.072mg Scallion
Vitamin B5 0.075mg 0.011mg Scallion
Vitamin B6 0.061mg 0.006mg Scallion
Folate 64µg 1µg Scallion
Choline 5.7mg 1.6mg Scallion
Vitamin K 207µg 0µg Scallion
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.022mg Rice noodles
Threonine 0.072mg 0.063mg Scallion
Isoleucine 0.077mg 0.073mg Scallion
Leucine 0.109mg 0.147mg Rice noodles
Lysine 0.091mg 0.062mg Scallion
Methionine 0.02mg 0.043mg Rice noodles
Phenylalanine 0.059mg 0.095mg Rice noodles
Valine 0.081mg 0.104mg Rice noodles
Histidine 0.032mg 0.045mg Rice noodles
Saturated Fat 0.032g 0.023g Rice noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.027g 0.026g Scallion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.074g 0.023g Scallion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Scallion Rice noodles
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories diet ok
Low Glycemic Index diet ok

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Vitamins & Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score

The summary scores indicate the extent to which this food can fulfill your daily vitamin and mineral requirements if you consume 3 servings, consisting of 100 grams of each (an approximation of 3 serving sizes).
Vitamins Daily Need Coverage Score
59%
Scallion
1%
Rice noodles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
20%
Scallion
8%
Rice noodles

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Scallion
Scallion contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

References

All the values for which the sources are not specified explicitly are taken from FDA’s Food Central. The exact link to the food presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Scallion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170005/nutrients
  2. Rice noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168914/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.