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Flax vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Significant differences between Flax and Noodle

  • Flax is richer than Noodle in Copper, Vitamin B1, Fiber, Manganese, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Iron, Zinc, Vitamin B6, and Calcium.
  • Flax covers your daily Copper needs 125% more than Noodle.
  • Flax has 23 times more Fiber than Noodle. Flax has 27.3g of Fiber, while Noodle has 1.2g.

Specific food types used in this comparison are Seeds, flaxseed and Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked.

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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
Flax
7
:
1
Noodle
Contains more Iron +289.8%
Contains more Calcium +2025%
Contains more Potassium +2039.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1766.7%
Contains more Copper +1144.9%
Contains more Zinc +567.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +744.7%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 215% 77% 72% 280% 407% 119% 276% 4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Contains more Iron +289.8%
Contains more Calcium +2025%
Contains more Potassium +2039.5%
Contains more Magnesium +1766.7%
Contains more Copper +1144.9%
Contains more Zinc +567.7%
Contains more Phosphorus +744.7%
Contains less Sodium -83.3%

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
:
3
Noodle
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +468.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +928.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 84
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% 2% 4% 3% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 12% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +82.4%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +468.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +18.4%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +48.3%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +274.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +928.3%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Equal in Folate - 84

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
21
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
181
Flax
20
Noodle

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
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
29%
Flax
25%
Noodle
Fats
195%
Flax
10%
Noodle

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 Noodle
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 ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok

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Flax Noodle
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 lower in Sugar?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Sugar (difference - 1.15g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 25mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 3.244g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in glycemic index (difference - 50)
Which food is cheaper?
Noodle
Noodle is cheaper (difference - $1)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Flax
Flax is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Flax Noodle Opinion
Calories 534 138 Flax
Protein 18.29 4.54 Flax
Fats 42.16 2.07 Flax
Vitamin C 0.6 0 Flax
Carbs 28.88 25.16 Flax
Cholesterol 0 29 Flax
Vitamin D 0 4 Noodle
Iron 5.73 1.47 Flax
Calcium 255 12 Flax
Potassium 813 38 Flax
Magnesium 392 21 Flax
Sugar 1.55 0.4 Noodle
Fiber 27.3 1.2 Flax
Copper 1.22 0.098 Flax
Zinc 4.34 0.65 Flax
Starch
Phosphorus 642 76 Flax
Sodium 30 5 Noodle
Vitamin A 0 21 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.31 0.17 Flax
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 1.644 0.289 Flax
Vitamin B2 0.161 0.136 Flax
Vitamin B3 3.08 2.077 Flax
Vitamin B5 0.985 0.263 Flax
Vitamin B6 0.473 0.046 Flax
Vitamin B12 0 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 4.3 0 Flax
Folate 87 84 Flax
Trans Fat 0.029 Flax
Saturated Fat 3.663 0.419 Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 7.527 0.581 Flax
Polyunsaturated fat 28.73 0.552 Flax
Tryptophan 0.297 0.043 Flax
Threonine 0.766 0.138 Flax
Isoleucine 0.896 0.19 Flax
Leucine 1.235 0.365 Flax
Lysine 0.862 0.137 Flax
Methionine 0.37 0.086 Flax
Phenylalanine 0.957 0.24 Flax
Valine 1.072 0.22 Flax
Histidine 0.472 0.121 Flax
Fructose 0 0

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. Noodle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/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.