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Rice vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the differences between Rice and Cellophane noodles?

  • Rice is higher in Manganese, Folate, Vitamin B3, and Vitamin B5, yet Cellophane noodles are higher in Choline, and Iron.
  • Cellophane noodles' daily need coverage for Choline is 17% more.
  • Rice has 29 times more Folate than Cellophane noodles. While Rice has 58µg of Folate, Cellophane noodles have only 2µg.

We used Rice, white, long-grain, regular, enriched, cooked and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated types 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" chart below show how much of the daily needs can be covered by 300 grams of the food
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.4%
Contains more Potassium +250%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +80.8%
Contains more Copper +17.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 45% 9% 19% 4% 1% 14% 24%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Magnesium +300%
Contains more Phosphorus +34.4%
Contains more Potassium +250%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +19.5%
Contains more Calcium +150%
Contains more Iron +80.8%
Contains more Copper +17.4%

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
Rice
6
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +638%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86%
Contains more Folate +2800%
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 1% 0% 0% 41% 3% 28% 24% 22% 44% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 0%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +638%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +290%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +86%
Contains more Folate +2800%
Contains more Vitamin E +225%
Equal in Vitamin B1 - 0.15

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.
Rice Cellophane noodles
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Rice Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 27.77g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 2.69g 0.16g Rice
Fats 0.28g 0.06g Rice
Carbs 28.17g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 130kcal 351kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar 0.05g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 0.4g 0.5g Cellophane noodles
Calcium 10mg 25mg Cellophane noodles
Iron 1.2mg 2.17mg Cellophane noodles
Magnesium 12mg 3mg Rice
Phosphorus 43mg 32mg Rice
Potassium 35mg 10mg Rice
Sodium 1mg 10mg Rice
Zinc 0.49mg 0.41mg Rice
Copper 0.069mg 0.081mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.04mg 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.163mg 0.15mg Rice
Vitamin B2 0.013mg 0mg Rice
Vitamin B3 1.476mg 0.2mg Rice
Vitamin B5 0.39mg 0.1mg Rice
Vitamin B6 0.093mg 0.05mg Rice
Folate 58µg 2µg Rice
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.031mg 0.002mg Rice
Threonine 0.096mg 0.005mg Rice
Isoleucine 0.116mg 0.007mg Rice
Leucine 0.222mg 0.013mg Rice
Lysine 0.097mg 0.011mg Rice
Methionine 0.063mg 0.002mg Rice
Phenylalanine 0.144mg 0.01mg Rice
Valine 0.164mg 0.008mg Rice
Histidine 0.063mg 0.005mg Rice
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat g 0g Rice
Saturated Fat 0.077g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.088g 0.008g Rice
Polyunsaturated fat 0.076g 0.018g Rice

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Rice Cellophane noodles
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
13
Rice
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
14
Rice
18
Cellophane noodles

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
16%
Rice
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
28%
Rice
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
1%
Rice
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Rice
Rice contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Rice
Rice is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.05g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.06g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 21)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
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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

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. Rice - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168878/nutrients
  2. Cellophane noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174258/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.