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Porridge vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Porridge and Cellophane noodles

  • Porridge has more Iron and Calcium, however Cellophane noodles are higher in Selenium and Vitamin B1.
  • Porridge covers your daily Iron needs 20% more than Cellophane noodles.
  • Cellophane noodles contain 3 times less Calcium than Porridge. Porridge contains 87mg of Calcium, while Cellophane noodles contain 25mg.

Food varieties used in this article are Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt 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 +72.4%
Contains more Calcium +248%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Copper +102.5%
Contains more Zinc +215.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +113.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 141% 27% 2% 4% 14% 4% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 8% 1% 3% 27% 12% 14% 2%
Contains more Iron +72.4%
Contains more Calcium +248%
Contains more Potassium +60%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains less Sodium -40%
Contains more Copper +102.5%
Contains more Zinc +215.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +113.3%

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 B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.6%
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% 1% 0% 14% 6% 10% 5% 3% 0% 1% 9%
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 B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +160%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +500%
Contains more Vitamin E +550%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +172.7%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +40.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +284.6%

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
4
Porridge
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
24
Porridge
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
9%
Porridge
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
11%
Porridge
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
1%
Porridge
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.
Porridge Cellophane noodles
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in minerals Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

ok
ok
is better in case of low diet
Porridge 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 contains less Sodium?
Porridge
Porridge contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food contains less Sugars?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sugars (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.016g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 27)
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 ($)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in minerals. See charts below for detailed information.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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It cannot be definitely stated which food is richer in vitamins. See charts below for detailed information.

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 Porridge Cellophane noodles Opinion
Calories 50 351 Cellophane noodles
Protein 1.44 0.16 Porridge
Fats 0.21 0.06 Porridge
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 10.52 86.09 Cellophane noodles
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 3.74 2.17 Porridge
Calcium 87 25 Porridge
Potassium 16 10 Porridge
Magnesium 5 3 Porridge
Sugars 0.03 0 Cellophane noodles
Fiber 0.5 0.5
Copper 0.04 0.081 Cellophane noodles
Zinc 0.13 0.41 Cellophane noodles
Starch
Phosphorus 15 32 Cellophane noodles
Sodium 6 10 Porridge
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.02 0.13 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 0.055 0.15 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B2 0.025 0 Porridge
Vitamin B3 0.52 0.2 Porridge
Vitamin B5 0.071 0.1 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B6 0.013 0.05 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 0.1 0 Porridge
Folate 12 2 Porridge
Trans Fat 0 Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.033 0.017 Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028 0.008 Porridge
Polyunsaturated fat 0.114 0.018 Porridge
Tryptophan 0.02 0.002 Porridge
Threonine 0.045 0.005 Porridge
Isoleucine 0.063 0.007 Porridge
Leucine 0.11 0.013 Porridge
Lysine 0.037 0.011 Porridge
Methionine 0.027 0.002 Porridge
Phenylalanine 0.078 0.01 Porridge
Valine 0.07 0.008 Porridge
Histidine 0.033 0.005 Porridge
Fructose

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. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/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.