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Rice noodles vs. Spinach pasta — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Rice noodles and Spinach pasta different?

  • Spinach pasta has more Vitamin B1, Folate, Iron, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Copper than Rice noodles.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Spinach pasta is 49% higher.

Rice noodles, cooked and Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, spinach, as purchased are the varieties used in this article.

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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 -29.6%
Contains more Calcium +975%
Contains more Iron +2257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +2000%
Contains more Phosphorus +640%
Contains more Potassium +6700%
Contains more Zinc +460%
Contains more Copper +418.4%
Contains more Manganese +585.1%
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 13% 124% 45% 64% 24% 4% 39% 66% 102% 0%
Contains less Sodium -29.6%
Contains more Calcium +975%
Contains more Iron +2257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +2000%
Contains more Phosphorus +640%
Contains more Potassium +6700%
Contains more Zinc +460%
Contains more Copper +418.4%
Contains more Manganese +585.1%

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 B1 +3283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +9850%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4705.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5150%
Contains more Folate +17600%
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 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 15% 0% 0% 0% 153% 92% 65% 42% 73% 133% 39% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +9850%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4705.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5150%
Contains more Folate +17600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +145.2%
Contains more Protein +529.1%
Contains more Fats +950%
Contains more Carbs +132.1%
Contains more Other +355.6%
2% 24% 74%
Protein: 1.79 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 24.01 g
Water: 73.82 g
Other: 0.18 g
11% 2% 56% 30%
Protein: 11.26 g
Fats: 2.1 g
Carbs: 55.72 g
Water: 30.1 g
Other: 0.82 g
Contains more Water +145.2%
Contains more Protein +529.1%
Contains more Fats +950%
Contains more Carbs +132.1%
Contains more Other +355.6%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2434.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1930.4%
32% 36% 32%
Saturated Fat: 0.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.023 g
30% 41% 29%
Saturated Fat: 0.483 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.659 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.467 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2434.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1930.4%

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rice noodles Spinach pasta Opinion
Net carbs 23.01g 55.72g Spinach pasta
Protein 1.79g 11.26g Spinach pasta
Fats 0.2g 2.1g Spinach pasta
Carbs 24.01g 55.72g Spinach pasta
Calories 108kcal 289kcal Spinach pasta
Sugar 0.03g Spinach pasta
Fiber 1g Rice noodles
Calcium 4mg 43mg Spinach pasta
Iron 0.14mg 3.3mg Spinach pasta
Magnesium 3mg 63mg Spinach pasta
Phosphorus 20mg 148mg Spinach pasta
Potassium 4mg 272mg Spinach pasta
Sodium 19mg 27mg Rice noodles
Zinc 0.25mg 1.4mg Spinach pasta
Copper 0.038mg 0.197mg Spinach pasta
Manganese 0.114mg 0.781mg Spinach pasta
Selenium 4.5µg Rice noodles
Vitamin A 0IU 241IU Spinach pasta
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 25µg Spinach pasta
Vitamin E 0.03mg Rice noodles
Vitamin B1 0.018mg 0.609mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B2 0.004mg 0.398mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B3 0.072mg 3.46mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B5 0.011mg 0.688mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B6 0.006mg 0.315mg Spinach pasta
Folate 1µg 177µg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.31µg Spinach pasta
Choline 1.6mg Rice noodles
Tryptophan 0.022mg 0.15mg Spinach pasta
Threonine 0.063mg 0.352mg Spinach pasta
Isoleucine 0.073mg 0.488mg Spinach pasta
Leucine 0.147mg 0.813mg Spinach pasta
Lysine 0.062mg 0.336mg Spinach pasta
Methionine 0.043mg 0.208mg Spinach pasta
Phenylalanine 0.095mg 0.56mg Spinach pasta
Valine 0.104mg 0.544mg Spinach pasta
Histidine 0.045mg 0.237mg Spinach pasta
Cholesterol 0mg 73mg Rice noodles
Saturated Fat 0.023g 0.483g Rice noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.026g 0.659g Spinach pasta
Polyunsaturated fat 0.023g 0.467g Spinach pasta

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Rice noodles Spinach pasta
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
47%
Spinach pasta
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
8%
Rice noodles
48%
Spinach pasta

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is lower in glycemic index (difference - 61)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 73mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.46g)
Which food is cheaper?
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The foods are relatively equal in price ($)

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. Spinach pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169729/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.