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Somen noodles vs. Khorasan wheat — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Somen noodles and Khorasan wheat

  • Khorasan wheat is higher than Somen noodles in Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, Vitamin B1, Iron, Vitamin B3, Zinc, Magnesium, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin B5.
  • Khorasan wheat covers your daily Manganese needs 108% more than Somen noodles.

Food varieties used in this article are Noodles, japanese, somen, cooked and Wheat, KAMUT khorasan, uncooked.

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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 Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +625%
Contains more Magnesium +6400%
Contains more Phosphorus +1248.1%
Contains more Potassium +1289.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Contains more Zinc +1572.7%
Contains more Copper +1924%
Contains more Manganese +989.6%
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 7% 142% 93% 156% 36% 1% 101% 169% 357% 445%
Contains more Calcium +175%
Contains more Iron +625%
Contains more Magnesium +6400%
Contains more Phosphorus +1248.1%
Contains more Potassium +1289.7%
Contains less Sodium -96.9%
Contains more Zinc +1572.7%
Contains more Copper +1924%
Contains more Manganese +989.6%

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 +2730%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +457.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6472.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +451.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1892.3%
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 1% 13% 0% 0% 142% 43% 120% 57% 60% 0% 0% 15% 5%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +2730%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +457.6%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +6472.2%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +451.7%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +1892.3%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +513.5%
Contains more Protein +263.5%
Contains more Fats +1083.3%
Contains more Carbs +156.3%
Contains more Other +354.1%
4% 28% 68%
Protein: 4 g
Fats: 0.18 g
Carbs: 27.54 g
Water: 67.91 g
Other: 0.37 g
15% 2% 71% 11% 2%
Protein: 14.54 g
Fats: 2.13 g
Carbs: 70.58 g
Water: 11.07 g
Other: 1.68 g
Contains more Water +513.5%
Contains more Protein +263.5%
Contains more Fats +1083.3%
Contains more Carbs +156.3%
Contains more Other +354.1%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +914.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +750.7%
21% 18% 61%
Saturated Fat: 0.025 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.021 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.073 g
19% 21% 60%
Saturated Fat: 0.196 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.213 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.621 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -87.2%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +914.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +750.7%

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 Khorasan wheat
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Glycemic Index ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Rich in minerals ok
Rich in vitamins ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Somen noodles Khorasan wheat Opinion
Net carbs 27.54g 59.48g Khorasan wheat
Protein 4g 14.54g Khorasan wheat
Fats 0.18g 2.13g Khorasan wheat
Carbs 27.54g 70.58g Khorasan wheat
Calories 131kcal 337kcal Khorasan wheat
Starch 52.41g Khorasan wheat
Fructose 0.11g Khorasan wheat
Sugar 7.84g Somen noodles
Fiber 11.1g Khorasan wheat
Calcium 8mg 22mg Khorasan wheat
Iron 0.52mg 3.77mg Khorasan wheat
Magnesium 2mg 130mg Khorasan wheat
Phosphorus 27mg 364mg Khorasan wheat
Potassium 29mg 403mg Khorasan wheat
Sodium 161mg 5mg Khorasan wheat
Zinc 0.22mg 3.68mg Khorasan wheat
Copper 0.025mg 0.506mg Khorasan wheat
Manganese 0.251mg 2.735mg Khorasan wheat
Selenium 81.5µg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A 0IU 10IU Khorasan wheat
Vitamin A RAE 0µg 1µg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin E 0.61mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.566mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B2 0.033mg 0.184mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B3 0.097mg 6.375mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B5 0.172mg 0.949mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin B6 0.013mg 0.259mg Khorasan wheat
Folate 2µg Somen noodles
Choline 25.8mg Khorasan wheat
Vitamin K 1.8µg Khorasan wheat
Tryptophan 0.051mg 0.13mg Khorasan wheat
Threonine 0.106mg 0.442mg Khorasan wheat
Isoleucine 0.155mg 0.566mg Khorasan wheat
Leucine 0.274mg 1.112mg Khorasan wheat
Lysine 0.077mg 0.416mg Khorasan wheat
Methionine 0.062mg 0.251mg Khorasan wheat
Phenylalanine 0.194mg 0.772mg Khorasan wheat
Valine 0.171mg 0.687mg Khorasan wheat
Histidine 0.081mg 0.379mg Khorasan wheat
Trans Fat 0.005g Somen noodles
Saturated Fat 0.025g 0.196g Somen noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.021g 0.213g Khorasan wheat
Polyunsaturated fat 0.073g 0.621g Khorasan wheat
Omega-3 - ALA 0.048g Khorasan wheat

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Somen noodles Khorasan wheat
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
35%
Khorasan wheat
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
11%
Somen noodles
150%
Khorasan wheat

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Somen noodles
Somen noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 7.84g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Somen noodles
Somen noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.171g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Somen noodles
Somen noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 40)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat contains less Sodium (difference - 156mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Khorasan wheat
Khorasan wheat 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 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. Somen noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168909/nutrients
  2. Khorasan wheat - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169743/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.