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Spinach pasta vs. Egg noodles — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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A recap on differences between Spinach pasta and Egg noodles

  • Egg noodles has less Vitamin B1, Folate, Iron, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, Manganese, Vitamin B3, Copper, and Phosphorus.
  • Spinach pasta covers your daily Vitamin B1 needs 48% more than Egg noodles.
  • Egg noodles contains 25 times less Folate than Spinach pasta. Spinach pasta contains 177µg of Folate, while Egg noodles contains 7µg.
  • Egg noodles has less Cholesterol.

Food varieties used in this article are Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, spinach, as purchased and Noodles, egg, unenriched, cooked, without added salt.

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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 +258.3%
Contains more Iron +450%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains more Potassium +615.8%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Copper +101%
Contains more Manganese +147.9%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 13% 124% 45% 64% 24% 4% 39% 66% 102% 0%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 23% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33% 42% 131%
Contains more Calcium +258.3%
Contains more Iron +450%
Contains more Magnesium +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +94.7%
Contains more Potassium +615.8%
Contains more Zinc +115.4%
Contains more Copper +101%
Contains more Manganese +147.9%
Contains less Sodium -81.5%

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 +1047.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1930%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1890%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +765%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +584.8%
Contains more Folate +2428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +244.4%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 15% 0% 0% 0% 153% 92% 65% 42% 73% 133% 39% 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 2% 4% 3% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 6% 12% 15% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +1047.6%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +1930%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +1890%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +765%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +161.6%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +584.8%
Contains more Folate +2428.6%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +244.4%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +148%
Contains more Carbs +121.5%
Contains more Other +64%
Contains more Water +125%
Equal in Fats - 2.07
11% 2% 56% 30%
Protein: 11.26 g
Fats: 2.1 g
Carbs: 55.72 g
Water: 30.1 g
Other: 0.82 g
5% 2% 25% 68%
Protein: 4.54 g
Fats: 2.07 g
Carbs: 25.16 g
Water: 67.73 g
Other: 0.5 g
Contains more Protein +148%
Contains more Carbs +121.5%
Contains more Other +64%
Contains more Water +125%
Equal in Fats - 2.07

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +13.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +18.2%
30% 41% 29%
Saturated Fat: 0.483 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.659 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.467 g
27% 37% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.419 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.581 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.552 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +13.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -13.3%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +18.2%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Spinach pasta Egg noodles Opinion
Net carbs 55.72g 23.96g Spinach pasta
Protein 11.26g 4.54g Spinach pasta
Fats 2.1g 2.07g Spinach pasta
Carbs 55.72g 25.16g Spinach pasta
Calories 289kcal 138kcal Spinach pasta
Sugar 0.4g Spinach pasta
Fiber 1.2g Egg noodles
Calcium 43mg 12mg Spinach pasta
Iron 3.3mg 0.6mg Spinach pasta
Magnesium 63mg 21mg Spinach pasta
Phosphorus 148mg 76mg Spinach pasta
Potassium 272mg 38mg Spinach pasta
Sodium 27mg 5mg Egg noodles
Zinc 1.4mg 0.65mg Spinach pasta
Copper 0.197mg 0.098mg Spinach pasta
Manganese 0.781mg 0.315mg Spinach pasta
Selenium 23.9µg Egg noodles
Vitamin A 241IU 21IU Spinach pasta
Vitamin A RAE 25µg 6µg Spinach pasta
Vitamin E 0.17mg Egg noodles
Vitamin D 4IU Egg noodles
Vitamin D 0.1µg Egg noodles
Vitamin B1 0.609mg 0.03mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B2 0.398mg 0.02mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B3 3.46mg 0.4mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B5 0.688mg 0.263mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B6 0.315mg 0.046mg Spinach pasta
Folate 177µg 7µg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B12 0.31µg 0.09µg Spinach pasta
Choline 25.7mg Egg noodles
Tryptophan 0.15mg 0.043mg Spinach pasta
Threonine 0.352mg 0.138mg Spinach pasta
Isoleucine 0.488mg 0.19mg Spinach pasta
Leucine 0.813mg 0.365mg Spinach pasta
Lysine 0.336mg 0.137mg Spinach pasta
Methionine 0.208mg 0.086mg Spinach pasta
Phenylalanine 0.56mg 0.24mg Spinach pasta
Valine 0.544mg 0.22mg Spinach pasta
Histidine 0.237mg 0.121mg Spinach pasta
Cholesterol 73mg 29mg Egg noodles
Trans Fat 0.029g Spinach pasta
Saturated Fat 0.483g 0.419g Egg noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.659g 0.581g Spinach pasta
Polyunsaturated fat 0.467g 0.552g Egg noodles

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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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
47%
Spinach pasta
6%
Egg noodles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Spinach pasta
30%
Egg noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is lower in glycemic index (difference - 57)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Egg noodles
Egg noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 22mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Egg noodles
Egg noodles is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 44mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Egg noodles
Egg noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.064g)
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. Spinach pasta - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169729/nutrients
  2. Egg noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168926/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.