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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
Contains more Calcium +141.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Contains more Potassium +739.5%
Contains more Copper +31.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.1%
Equal in Iron - 1.47
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 9% 54% 25% 40% 29% 49% 16% 43%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Contains more Calcium +141.7%
Contains more Magnesium +66.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +21.1%
Contains more Potassium +739.5%
Contains more Copper +31.6%
Contains less Sodium -98.6%
Contains more Zinc +12.1%
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 Folate +663.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 20% 19% 19% 7% 12% 24% 9% 0% 6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 3% 0% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 63% 12% 0%
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 Folate +663.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Refried beans Noodle Opinion
Net carbs 9.85g 23.96g Noodle
Protein 4.98g 4.54g Refried beans
Fats 2.01g 2.07g Noodle
Carbs 13.55g 25.16g Noodle
Calories 90kcal 138kcal Noodle
Starch 7.43g g Refried beans
Fructose 0g 0g
Sugar 0.54g 0.4g Noodle
Fiber 3.7g 1.2g Refried beans
Calcium 29mg 12mg Refried beans
Iron 1.44mg 1.47mg Noodle
Magnesium 35mg 21mg Refried beans
Phosphorus 92mg 76mg Refried beans
Potassium 319mg 38mg Refried beans
Sodium 370mg 5mg Noodle
Zinc 0.58mg 0.65mg Noodle
Copper 0.129mg 0.098mg Refried beans
Vitamin A 0IU 21IU Noodle
Vitamin E 0.09mg 0.17mg Noodle
Vitamin D 0IU 4IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Noodle
Vitamin C 6mg 0mg Refried beans
Vitamin B1 0.076mg 0.289mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.079mg 0.136mg Noodle
Vitamin B3 0.367mg 2.077mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.189mg 0.263mg Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.103mg 0.046mg Refried beans
Folate 11µg 84µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Noodle
Vitamin K 2.1µg 0µg Refried beans
Tryptophan 0.065mg 0.043mg Refried beans
Threonine 0.231mg 0.138mg Refried beans
Isoleucine 0.242mg 0.19mg Refried beans
Leucine 0.438mg 0.365mg Refried beans
Lysine 0.377mg 0.137mg Refried beans
Methionine 0.083mg 0.086mg Noodle
Phenylalanine 0.297mg 0.24mg Refried beans
Valine 0.287mg 0.22mg Refried beans
Histidine 153mg 0.121mg Refried beans
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Refried beans
Trans Fat 0.016g 0.029g Refried beans
Saturated Fat 0.631g 0.419g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 0.601g 0.581g Refried beans
Polyunsaturated fat 0.543g 0.552g Noodle

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Refried beans Noodle
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low Calories 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
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 food.
Protein
30%
Refried beans
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
14%
Refried beans
25%
Noodle
Fats
9%
Refried beans
10%
Noodle

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 is lower in Sugar?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (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

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. 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.