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Refried beans vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Refried beans and Noodle

  • Refried beans have more Fiber and Potassium, while Noodle have more Selenium, Folate, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B3 and Vitamin C.
  • Noodle covers your daily need of Selenium 33% more than Refried beans.
  • Refried beans contain 74 times more Sodium than Noodle. While Refried beans contain 370mg of Sodium, Noodle contains only 5mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Refried beans, canned, traditional style (includes USDA commodity) 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
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Noodle
Contains more Calcium +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +739.5%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Contains more Zinc +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.47
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 54% 9% 29% 25% 43% 16% 40% 49%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Contains more Calcium +141.7%
Contains more Potassium +739.5%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Copper +31.6%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Contains more Zinc +12.1%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Equal in Iron - 1.47

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +280.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +663.6%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 20% 0% 2% 0% 19% 19% 7% 12% 24% 0% 6% 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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +123.9%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +88.9%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +280.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +72.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +465.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +39.2%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Folate +663.6%

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
10
Refried beans
21
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
33
Refried beans
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 the food
Protein
30%
Refried beans
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
14%
Refried beans
25%
Noodle
Fats
9%
Refried beans
10%
Noodle

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.
Refried beans Noodle
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sugars ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins ok

Which food is preferable in case of diets?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Refried beans Noodle
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 lower in Cholesterol?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Refried beans
Refried beans is lower in glycemic index (difference - 12)
Which food is cheaper?
Refried beans
Refried beans is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Refried beans
Refried beans is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sugars?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sugars (difference - 0.14g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 365mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.212g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins

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 Refried beans Noodle Opinion
Calories 90 138 Noodle
Protein 4.98 4.54 Refried beans
Fats 2.01 2.07 Noodle
Vitamin C 6 0 Refried beans
Carbs 13.55 25.16 Noodle
Cholesterol 0 29 Refried beans
Vitamin D 0 4 Noodle
Iron 1.44 1.47 Noodle
Calcium 29 12 Refried beans
Potassium 319 38 Refried beans
Magnesium 35 21 Refried beans
Sugars 0.54 0.4 Noodle
Fiber 3.7 1.2 Refried beans
Copper 0.129 0.098 Refried beans
Zinc 0.58 0.65 Noodle
Starch 7.43 Refried beans
Phosphorus 92 76 Refried beans
Sodium 370 5 Noodle
Vitamin A 0 21 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.09 0.17 Noodle
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.076 0.289 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.079 0.136 Noodle
Vitamin B3 0.367 2.077 Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.189 0.263 Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.103 0.046 Refried beans
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 2.1 0 Refried beans
Folate 11 84 Noodle
Trans Fat 0.016 0.029 Refried beans
Saturated Fat 0.631 0.419 Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.601 0.581 Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.543 0.552 Noodle
Tryptophan 0.065 0.043 Refried beans
Threonine 0.231 0.138 Refried beans
Isoleucine 0.242 0.19 Refried beans
Leucine 0.438 0.365 Refried beans
Lysine 0.377 0.137 Refried beans
Methionine 0.083 0.086 Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.297 0.24 Refried beans
Valine 0.287 0.22 Refried beans
Histidine 153 0.121 Refried beans
Fructose 0 0

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 of the foods presented on this page can be found below.

  1. Refried beans - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172438/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.