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Somen noodles vs. Marrow-stem Kale — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Somen noodles and Marrow-stem Kale different?

  • Marrow-stem Kale is higher than Somen noodles in Vitamin C, Folate, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B2, Magnesium, and Potassium.
  • Marrow-stem Kale covers your daily need of Vitamin C 39% more than Somen noodles.
  • Somen noodles contains 9 times more Sodium than Marrow-stem Kale. Somen noodles contains 161mg of Sodium, while Marrow-stem Kale contains 17mg.

Noodles, japanese, somen, cooked and Collards, raw types were 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 more Iron +10.6%
Contains more Calcium +2800%
Contains more Magnesium +1250%
Contains more Potassium +634.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Copper +84%
Contains more Manganese +162.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.47
Equal in Phosphorus - 25
Equal in Zinc - 0.21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 3% 20% 2% 12% 3% 22% 6% 9% 33% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 70% 18% 20% 11% 19% 3% 6% 16% 86% 8%
Contains more Iron +10.6%
Contains more Calcium +2800%
Contains more Magnesium +1250%
Contains more Potassium +634.5%
Contains less Sodium -89.4%
Contains more Copper +84%
Contains more Manganese +162.2%
Equal in Iron - 0.47
Equal in Phosphorus - 25
Equal in Zinc - 0.21

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 C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +293.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +664.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1169.2%
Contains more Folate +6350%
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% 0% 0% 0% 5% 8% 2% 11% 3% 2% 0% 0% 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 302% 46% 0% 118% 14% 30% 14% 17% 39% 97% 0% 13% 1093%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +170%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +293.9%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +664.9%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +55.2%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1169.2%
Contains more Folate +6350%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +32.5%
Contains more Carbs +408.1%
Contains more Fats +238.9%
Contains more Water +32%
Contains more Other +259.5%
4% 28% 68%
Protein: 4 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 27.54 g
Water: 67.91 g
Other: 0.37 g
3% 5% 90%
Protein: 3.02 g
Fats: 0.61 g
Carbs: 5.42 g
Water: 89.62 g
Other: 1.33 g
Contains more Protein +32.5%
Contains more Carbs +408.1%
Contains more Fats +238.9%
Contains more Water +32%
Contains more Other +259.5%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +42.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +175.3%
21% 18% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.021 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.073 g
19% 10% 70%
Saturated Fat: 0.055 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.03 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.201 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -54.5%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +42.9%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +175.3%

Comparison summary table

Pay attention to the rightmost column. It displays the amounts side by side, giving a clearer understanding of the difference.
Somen noodles Marrow-stem Kale
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in price ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Rich in minerals Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Somen noodles Marrow-stem Kale Opinion
Net carbs 27.54g 1.42g Somen noodles
Protein 4g 3.02g Somen noodles
Fats 0.18g 0.61g Marrow-stem Kale
Carbs 27.54g 5.42g Somen noodles
Calories 131kcal 32kcal Somen noodles
Sugar 0.46g Somen noodles
Fiber 4g Marrow-stem Kale
Calcium 8mg 232mg Marrow-stem Kale
Iron 0.52mg 0.47mg Somen noodles
Magnesium 2mg 27mg Marrow-stem Kale
Phosphorus 27mg 25mg Somen noodles
Potassium 29mg 213mg Marrow-stem Kale
Sodium 161mg 17mg Marrow-stem Kale
Zinc 0.22mg 0.21mg Somen noodles
Copper 0.025mg 0.046mg Marrow-stem Kale
Manganese 0.251mg 0.658mg Marrow-stem Kale
Selenium 1.3µg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin A 0IU 5019IU Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 251µg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin E 2.26mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin C 0mg 35.3mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.054mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B2 0.033mg 0.13mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B3 0.097mg 0.742mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B5 0.172mg 0.267mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin B6 0.013mg 0.165mg Marrow-stem Kale
Folate 2µg 129µg Marrow-stem Kale
Choline 23.2mg Marrow-stem Kale
Vitamin K 437.1µg Marrow-stem Kale
Tryptophan 0.051mg 0.031mg Somen noodles
Threonine 0.106mg 0.086mg Somen noodles
Isoleucine 0.155mg 0.1mg Somen noodles
Leucine 0.274mg 0.151mg Somen noodles
Lysine 0.077mg 0.117mg Marrow-stem Kale
Methionine 0.062mg 0.033mg Somen noodles
Phenylalanine 0.194mg 0.087mg Somen noodles
Valine 0.171mg 0.12mg Somen noodles
Histidine 0.081mg 0.047mg Somen noodles
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.055g Somen noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.021g 0.03g Marrow-stem Kale
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.201g Marrow-stem Kale

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Somen noodles Marrow-stem Kale
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
2%
Somen noodles
137%
Marrow-stem Kale
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Somen noodles
25%
Marrow-stem Kale

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Somen noodles
Somen noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.46g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Somen noodles
Somen noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Somen noodles
Somen noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 32)
Which food is cheaper?
Somen noodles
Somen noodles is cheaper (difference - $0.5)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Marrow-stem Kale
Marrow-stem Kale contains less Sodium (difference - 144mg)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Marrow-stem Kale
Marrow-stem Kale is relatively richer in vitamins
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

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. Somen noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168909/nutrients
  2. Marrow-stem Kale - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170406/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.