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Rice noodles vs. Hominy — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Rice noodles and Hominy

  • Rice noodles contains less Zinc, Fiber, and Iron than Hominy.
  • Daily need coverage for Sodium from Hominy is 14% higher.
  • Rice noodles is lower in Sodium.

Food types used in this article are Rice noodles, cooked and Hominy, canned, white.

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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 less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
Contains more Manganese +62.9%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +342.9%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +125%
Contains more Zinc +320%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 2% 6% 3% 9% 1% 3% 7% 13% 15% 25%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 24% 12% 15% 1% 45% 29% 10% 10% 17%
Contains less Sodium -94.5%
Contains more Copper +26.7%
Contains more Manganese +62.9%
Contains more Selenium +50%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +342.9%
Contains more Magnesium +433.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +75%
Contains more Potassium +125%
Contains more Zinc +320%

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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Hominy
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1300%
Contains more Choline +93.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 1
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%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 1% 1% 0% 0% 1% 2% 1% 10% 2% 1% 0% 2% 1%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +118.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +20%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +66.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +50%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1300%
Contains more Choline +93.8%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Equal in Folate - 1

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +20.9%
Contains more Carbs +68.4%
Contains more Fats +340%
Contains more Water +11.8%
Contains more Other +372.2%
2% 24% 74%
Protein: 1.79 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 24.01 g
Water: 73.82 g
Other: 0.18 g
14% 83%
Protein: 1.48 g
Fats: 0.88 g
Carbs: 14.26 g
Water: 82.53 g
Other: 0.85 g
Contains more Protein +20.9%
Contains more Carbs +68.4%
Contains more Fats +340%
Contains more Water +11.8%
Contains more Other +372.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +788.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1634.8%
32% 36% 32%
Saturated Fat: 0.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.023 g
16% 31% 53%
Saturated Fat: 0.123 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.231 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.399 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -81.3%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +788.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1634.8%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rice noodles Hominy Opinion
Net carbs 23.01g 11.76g Rice noodles
Protein 1.79g 1.48g Rice noodles
Fats 0.2g 0.88g Hominy
Carbs 24.01g 14.26g Rice noodles
Calories 108kcal 72kcal Rice noodles
Sugar 0.03g 1.82g Rice noodles
Fiber 1g 2.5g Hominy
Calcium 4mg 10mg Hominy
Iron 0.14mg 0.62mg Hominy
Magnesium 3mg 16mg Hominy
Phosphorus 20mg 35mg Hominy
Potassium 4mg 9mg Hominy
Sodium 19mg 345mg Rice noodles
Zinc 0.25mg 1.05mg Hominy
Copper 0.038mg 0.03mg Rice noodles
Manganese 0.114mg 0.07mg Rice noodles
Selenium 4.5µg 3µg Rice noodles
Vitamin A 0IU 1IU Hominy
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.05mg Hominy
Vitamin B1 0.018mg 0.003mg Rice noodles
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.006mg Hominy
Vitamin B3 0.072mg 0.033mg Rice noodles
Vitamin B5 0.011mg 0.154mg Hominy
Vitamin B6 0.006mg 0.005mg Rice noodles
Folate 1µg 1µg
Choline 1.6mg 3.1mg Hominy
Vitamin K 0µg 0.2µg Hominy
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.008mg Rice noodles
Threonine 0.063mg 0.05mg Rice noodles
Isoleucine 0.073mg 0.058mg Rice noodles
Leucine 0.147mg 0.202mg Hominy
Lysine 0.062mg 0.033mg Rice noodles
Methionine 0.043mg 0.031mg Rice noodles
Phenylalanine 0.095mg 0.076mg Rice noodles
Valine 0.104mg 0.077mg Rice noodles
Histidine 0.045mg 0.045mg
Saturated Fat 0.023g 0.123g Rice noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.231g Hominy
Polyunsaturated fat 0.023g 0.399g Hominy

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rice noodles Hominy
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
1%
Rice noodles
1%
Hominy
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Rice noodles
16%
Hominy

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.79g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 326mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.1g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Hominy
Hominy is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Hominy
Hominy is relatively richer in minerals
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 vitamins?
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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

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. Rice noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168914/nutrients
  2. Hominy - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169701/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.