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Flax vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Important differences between Flax and Cellophane noodles

  • Flax has more Copper, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Selenium than Cellophane noodles.
  • Flax's daily need coverage for Copper is 127% more.
  • Flax contains 131 times more Magnesium than Cellophane noodles. Flax contains 392mg of Magnesium, while Cellophane noodles contain 3mg.

The food varieties used in the comparison are Seeds, flaxseed and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated.

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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 Iron +164.1%
Contains more Calcium +920%
Contains more Potassium +8030%
Contains more Magnesium +12966.7%
Contains more Copper +1406.2%
Contains more Zinc +958.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +1906.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 215% 77% 72% 280% 407% 119% 276% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 82% 8% 1% 3% 27% 12% 14% 2%
Contains more Iron +164.1%
Contains more Calcium +920%
Contains more Potassium +8030%
Contains more Magnesium +12966.7%
Contains more Copper +1406.2%
Contains more Zinc +958.5%
Contains more Phosphorus +1906.3%
Contains less Sodium -66.7%

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
Flax
9
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Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +996%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1440%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +885%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +846%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +4250%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 2% 0% 7% 0% 411% 38% 58% 60% 110% 0% 11% 66%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 3% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 0% 0% 2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +138.5%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +996%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1440%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +885%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +846%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Folate +4250%

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
63
Flax
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
181
Flax
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
110%
Flax
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
195%
Flax
0%
Cellophane noodles

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

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Flax Cellophane noodles
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is richer in minerals?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Flax
Flax is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.55g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 20mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.646g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 39)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $3)
Which food contains less Cholesterol?
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The foods are relatively equal in Cholesterol (0 mg)

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flax Cellophane noodles Opinion
Calories 534 351 Flax
Protein 18.29 0.16 Flax
Fats 42.16 0.06 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Flax
Carbs 28.88 86.09 Cellophane noodles
Cholesterol 0 0
Vitamin D 0 0
Iron 5.73 2.17 Flax
Calcium 255 25 Flax
Potassium 813 10 Flax
Magnesium 392 3 Flax
Sugar 1.55 0 Cellophane noodles
Fiber 27.3 0.5 Flax
Copper 1.22 0.081 Flax
Zinc 4.34 0.41 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 642 32 Flax
Sodium 30 10 Cellophane noodles
Vitamin A 0 0
Vitamin E 0.31 0.13 Flax
Vitamin D 0 0
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.15 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 0 Flax
Vitamin B3 3.08 0.2 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985 0.1 Flax
Vitamin B6 0.473 0.05 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 0
Vitamin K 4.3 0 Flax
Folate 87 2 Flax
Trans Fat 0 Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663 0.017 Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 0.008 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 0.018 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.002 Flax
Threonine 0.766 0.005 Flax
Isoleucine 0.896 0.007 Flax
Leucine 1.235 0.013 Flax
Lysine 0.862 0.011 Flax
Methionine 0.37 0.002 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 0.01 Flax
Valine 1.072 0.008 Flax
Histidine 0.472 0.005 Flax
Fructose 0 Flax

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. Flax - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169414/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.