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Spaghetti vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Summary of differences between Spaghetti and Cellophane noodles

  • Spaghetti has more Selenium, Manganese, and Fiber, while Cellophane noodles has more Iron, Choline, and Vitamin B1.
  • Spaghetti covers your daily need of Selenium 34% more than Cellophane noodles.
  • Spaghetti contains 6 times more Magnesium than Cellophane noodles. While Spaghetti contains 18mg of Magnesium, Cellophane noodles contain only 3mg.

These are the specific foods used in this comparison Pasta, cooked, unenriched, without added salt 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 Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.3%
Contains more Potassium +340%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Calcium +257.1%
Contains more Iron +334%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 3% 19% 13% 25% 4% 1% 14% 34%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Magnesium +500%
Contains more Phosphorus +81.3%
Contains more Potassium +340%
Contains less Sodium -90%
Contains more Zinc +24.4%
Contains more Copper +23.5%
Contains more Calcium +257.1%
Contains more Iron +334%

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
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.05
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 2% 0% 0% 5% 5% 8% 7% 12% 6% 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 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +12%
Contains more Folate +250%
Contains more Vitamin E +116.7%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +650%
Equal in Vitamin B6 - 0.05

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.
Spaghetti Cellophane noodles
Lower in Sodium 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
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Spaghetti Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 29.06g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 5.8g 0.16g Spaghetti
Fats 0.93g 0.06g Spaghetti
Carbs 30.86g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 158kcal 351kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch 26.01g g Spaghetti
Fructose 0.03g g Spaghetti
Sugar 0.56g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 1.8g 0.5g Spaghetti
Calcium 7mg 25mg Cellophane noodles
Iron 0.5mg 2.17mg Cellophane noodles
Magnesium 18mg 3mg Spaghetti
Phosphorus 58mg 32mg Spaghetti
Potassium 44mg 10mg Spaghetti
Sodium 1mg 10mg Spaghetti
Zinc 0.51mg 0.41mg Spaghetti
Copper 0.1mg 0.081mg Spaghetti
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E 0.06mg 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.02mg 0.15mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B2 0.02mg 0mg Spaghetti
Vitamin B3 0.4mg 0.2mg Spaghetti
Vitamin B5 0.112mg 0.1mg Spaghetti
Vitamin B6 0.049mg 0.05mg Cellophane noodles
Folate 7µg 2µg Spaghetti
Vitamin B12 0µg 0µg
Vitamin K 0µg 0µg
Tryptophan 0.083mg 0.002mg Spaghetti
Threonine 0.206mg 0.005mg Spaghetti
Isoleucine 0.228mg 0.007mg Spaghetti
Leucine 0.44mg 0.013mg Spaghetti
Lysine 0.133mg 0.011mg Spaghetti
Methionine 0.065mg 0.002mg Spaghetti
Phenylalanine 0.297mg 0.01mg Spaghetti
Valine 0.262mg 0.008mg Spaghetti
Histidine 0.132mg 0.005mg Spaghetti
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 0.176g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.131g 0.008g Spaghetti
Polyunsaturated fat 0.326g 0.018g Spaghetti

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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Spaghetti 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
3
Spaghetti
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
14
Spaghetti
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
35%
Spaghetti
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
31%
Spaghetti
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
4%
Spaghetti
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Spaghetti
Spaghetti contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.56g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.159g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in glycemic index (difference - 10)
Which food is cheaper?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is cheaper (difference - $1.6)
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.
Which food is richer in vitamins?
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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. Spaghetti - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168928/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.