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Porridge vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Porridge and Noodle

  • Porridge has more Iron, and Calcium, while Noodle has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, Folate, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Vitamin B2.
  • Noodle covers your daily need of Selenium 38% more than Porridge.
  • Porridge contains 7 times more Calcium than Noodle. While Porridge contains 87mg of Calcium, Noodle contains only 12mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Cereals, CREAM OF WHEAT, regular (10 minute), cooked with water, without salt 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
Contains more Iron +154.4%
Contains more Calcium +625%
Contains more Potassium +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +320%
Contains more Copper +145%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +406.7%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 141% 27% 2% 4% 14% 4% 7% 1%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Contains more Iron +154.4%
Contains more Calcium +625%
Contains more Potassium +137.5%
Contains more Magnesium +320%
Contains more Copper +145%
Contains more Zinc +400%
Contains more Phosphorus +406.7%
Contains less Sodium -16.7%

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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Noodle
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +750%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +425.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +444%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +299.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +600%
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% 2% 4% 3% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 12% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +750%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +425.5%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +444%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +299.4%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +270.4%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +253.8%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +600%

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.
Porridge Noodle
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Porridge Noodle Opinion
Calories 50kcal 138kcal Noodle
Protein 1.44g 4.54g Noodle
Fats 0.21g 2.07g Noodle
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Net carbs 10.02g 23.96g Noodle
Carbs 10.52g 25.16g Noodle
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Porridge
Vitamin D 0IU 4IU Noodle
Iron 3.74mg 1.47mg Porridge
Calcium 87mg 12mg Porridge
Potassium 16mg 38mg Noodle
Magnesium 5mg 21mg Noodle
Sugar 0.03g 0.4g Porridge
Fiber 0.5g 1.2g Noodle
Copper 0.04mg 0.098mg Noodle
Zinc 0.13mg 0.65mg Noodle
Starch g g
Phosphorus 15mg 76mg Noodle
Sodium 6mg 5mg Noodle
Vitamin A 0IU 21IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.02mg 0.17mg Noodle
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.055mg 0.289mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.025mg 0.136mg Noodle
Vitamin B3 0.52mg 2.077mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.071mg 0.263mg Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.013mg 0.046mg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Noodle
Vitamin K 0.1µg 0µg Porridge
Folate 12µg 84µg Noodle
Trans Fat g 0.029g Porridge
Saturated Fat 0.033g 0.419g Porridge
Monounsaturated Fat 0.028g 0.581g Noodle
Polyunsaturated fat 0.114g 0.552g Noodle
Tryptophan 0.02mg 0.043mg Noodle
Threonine 0.045mg 0.138mg Noodle
Isoleucine 0.063mg 0.19mg Noodle
Leucine 0.11mg 0.365mg Noodle
Lysine 0.037mg 0.137mg Noodle
Methionine 0.027mg 0.086mg Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.078mg 0.24mg Noodle
Valine 0.07mg 0.22mg Noodle
Histidine 0.033mg 0.121mg Noodle
Fructose g 0g Noodle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Porridge Noodle
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs 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
4
Porridge
21
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
24
Porridge
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
9%
Porridge
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
11%
Porridge
25%
Noodle
Fats
1%
Porridge
10%
Noodle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.37g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Porridge
Porridge is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.386g)
Which food is cheaper?
Porridge
Porridge is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 16)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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. Porridge - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/171657/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.