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Rice noodles vs. Scallion — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Rice noodles and Scallion

  • Rice noodles has more Selenium, however, Scallion is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Iron, Folate, Potassium, Calcium, Fiber, Vitamin B2, and Vitamin A RAE.
  • Scallion covers your daily Vitamin K needs 173% more than Rice noodles.
  • Scallion contains 8 times less Selenium than Rice noodles. Rice noodles contains 4.5µg of Selenium, while Scallion contains 0.6µg.

Food varieties used in this article are Rice noodles, cooked and Onions, spring or scallions (includes tops and bulb), raw.

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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 more Selenium +650%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Iron +957.1%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Contains more Potassium +6800%
Contains less Sodium -15.8%
Contains more Zinc +56%
Contains more Copper +118.4%
Contains more Manganese +40.4%
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 22% 56% 15% 16% 25% 3% 11% 28% 21% 4%
Contains more Selenium +650%
Contains more Calcium +1700%
Contains more Iron +957.1%
Contains more Magnesium +566.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +85%
Contains more Potassium +6800%
Contains less Sodium -15.8%
Contains more Zinc +56%
Contains more Copper +118.4%
Contains more Manganese +40.4%

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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Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +629.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +916.7%
Contains more Folate +6300%
Contains more Choline +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
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 60% 11% 0% 63% 14% 19% 10% 5% 15% 48% 0% 4% 518%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +1733.3%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +205.6%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1900%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +629.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +581.8%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +916.7%
Contains more Folate +6300%
Contains more Choline +256.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Carbs +227.1%
Contains more Water +21.7%
Contains more Other +350%
Equal in Protein - 1.83
Equal in Fats - 0.19
2% 24% 74%
Protein: 1.79 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 24.01 g
Water: 73.82 g
Other: 0.18 g
2% 7% 90%
Protein: 1.83 g
Fats: 0.19 g
Carbs: 7.34 g
Water: 89.83 g
Other: 0.81 g
Contains more Carbs +227.1%
Contains more Water +21.7%
Contains more Other +350%
Equal in Protein - 1.83
Equal in Fats - 0.19

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -28.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +221.7%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.027
32% 36% 32%
Saturated Fat: 0.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.023 g
24% 20% 56%
Saturated Fat: 0.032 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.027 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.074 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -28.1%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +221.7%
Equal in Monounsaturated Fat - 0.027

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 Scallion
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rice noodles Scallion Opinion
Net carbs 23.01g 4.74g Rice noodles
Protein 1.79g 1.83g Scallion
Fats 0.2g 0.19g Rice noodles
Carbs 24.01g 7.34g Rice noodles
Calories 108kcal 32kcal Rice noodles
Sugar 0.03g 2.33g Rice noodles
Fiber 1g 2.6g Scallion
Calcium 4mg 72mg Scallion
Iron 0.14mg 1.48mg Scallion
Magnesium 3mg 20mg Scallion
Phosphorus 20mg 37mg Scallion
Potassium 4mg 276mg Scallion
Sodium 19mg 16mg Scallion
Zinc 0.25mg 0.39mg Scallion
Copper 0.038mg 0.083mg Scallion
Manganese 0.114mg 0.16mg Scallion
Selenium 4.5µg 0.6µg Rice noodles
Vitamin A 0IU 997IU Scallion
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 50µg Scallion
Vitamin E 0.03mg 0.55mg Scallion
Vitamin C 0mg 18.8mg Scallion
Vitamin B1 0.018mg 0.055mg Scallion
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.08mg Scallion
Vitamin B3 0.072mg 0.525mg Scallion
Vitamin B5 0.011mg 0.075mg Scallion
Vitamin B6 0.006mg 0.061mg Scallion
Folate 1µg 64µg Scallion
Choline 1.6mg 5.7mg Scallion
Vitamin K 0µg 207µg Scallion
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.02mg Rice noodles
Threonine 0.063mg 0.072mg Scallion
Isoleucine 0.073mg 0.077mg Scallion
Leucine 0.147mg 0.109mg Rice noodles
Lysine 0.062mg 0.091mg Scallion
Methionine 0.043mg 0.02mg Rice noodles
Phenylalanine 0.095mg 0.059mg Rice noodles
Valine 0.104mg 0.081mg Rice noodles
Histidine 0.045mg 0.032mg Rice noodles
Saturated Fat 0.023g 0.032g Rice noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.027g Scallion
Polyunsaturated fat 0.023g 0.074g Scallion

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rice noodles Scallion
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
59%
Scallion
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Rice noodles
20%
Scallion

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Scallion
Scallion contains less Sodium (difference - 3mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Scallion
Scallion is lower in glycemic index (difference - 29)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Scallion
Scallion is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.3g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.009g)
Which food is cheaper?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is cheaper (difference - $0.2)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

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. Scallion - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170005/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.