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

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How are Spinach pasta and Rice noodles different?

  • Spinach pasta has more Vitamin B1, Folate, Iron, Vitamin B2, Manganese, Vitamin B6, Vitamin B3, Phosphorus, and Copper than Rice noodles.
  • Daily need coverage for Vitamin B1 from Spinach pasta is 49% higher.

Pasta, fresh-refrigerated, spinach, as purchased and Rice noodles, cooked are the varieties 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 Calcium +975%
Contains more Iron +2257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +2000%
Contains more Phosphorus +640%
Contains more Potassium +6700%
Contains more Zinc +460%
Contains more Copper +418.4%
Contains more Manganese +585.1%
Contains less Sodium -29.6%
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 2% 6% 3% 9% 1% 3% 7% 13% 15% 25%
Contains more Calcium +975%
Contains more Iron +2257.1%
Contains more Magnesium +2000%
Contains more Phosphorus +640%
Contains more Potassium +6700%
Contains more Zinc +460%
Contains more Copper +418.4%
Contains more Manganese +585.1%
Contains less Sodium -29.6%

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 +3283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +9850%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4705.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5150%
Contains more Folate +17600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
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 0% 1% 0% 0% 5% 1% 2% 1% 2% 1% 0% 1% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +3283.3%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +9850%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4705.6%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +6154.5%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +5150%
Contains more Folate +17600%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +529.1%
Contains more Fats +950%
Contains more Carbs +132.1%
Contains more Other +355.6%
Contains more Water +145.2%
11% 2% 56% 30%
Protein: 11.26 g
Fats: 2.1 g
Carbs: 55.72 g
Water: 30.1 g
Other: 0.82 g
2% 24% 74%
Protein: 1.79 g
Fats: 0.2 g
Carbs: 24.01 g
Water: 73.82 g
Other: 0.18 g
Contains more Protein +529.1%
Contains more Fats +950%
Contains more Carbs +132.1%
Contains more Other +355.6%
Contains more Water +145.2%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2434.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1930.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.2%
30% 41% 29%
Saturated Fat: 0.483 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.659 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.467 g
32% 36% 32%
Saturated Fat: 0.023 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.026 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.023 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +2434.6%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1930.4%
Contains less Saturated Fat -95.2%

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 Rice 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 Rice noodles Opinion
Net carbs 55.72g 23.01g Spinach pasta
Protein 11.26g 1.79g Spinach pasta
Fats 2.1g 0.2g Spinach pasta
Carbs 55.72g 24.01g Spinach pasta
Calories 289kcal 108kcal Spinach pasta
Sugar 0.03g Spinach pasta
Fiber 1g Rice noodles
Calcium 43mg 4mg Spinach pasta
Iron 3.3mg 0.14mg Spinach pasta
Magnesium 63mg 3mg Spinach pasta
Phosphorus 148mg 20mg Spinach pasta
Potassium 272mg 4mg Spinach pasta
Sodium 27mg 19mg Rice noodles
Zinc 1.4mg 0.25mg Spinach pasta
Copper 0.197mg 0.038mg Spinach pasta
Manganese 0.781mg 0.114mg Spinach pasta
Selenium 4.5µg Rice noodles
Vitamin A 241IU 0IU Spinach pasta
Vitamin A RAE 25µg 0µg Spinach pasta
Vitamin E 0.03mg Rice noodles
Vitamin B1 0.609mg 0.018mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B2 0.398mg 0.004mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B3 3.46mg 0.072mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B5 0.688mg 0.011mg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B6 0.315mg 0.006mg Spinach pasta
Folate 177µg 1µg Spinach pasta
Vitamin B12 0.31µg 0µg Spinach pasta
Choline 1.6mg Rice noodles
Tryptophan 0.15mg 0.022mg Spinach pasta
Threonine 0.352mg 0.063mg Spinach pasta
Isoleucine 0.488mg 0.073mg Spinach pasta
Leucine 0.813mg 0.147mg Spinach pasta
Lysine 0.336mg 0.062mg Spinach pasta
Methionine 0.208mg 0.043mg Spinach pasta
Phenylalanine 0.56mg 0.095mg Spinach pasta
Valine 0.544mg 0.104mg Spinach pasta
Histidine 0.237mg 0.045mg Spinach pasta
Cholesterol 73mg 0mg Rice noodles
Saturated Fat 0.483g 0.023g Rice noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 0.659g 0.026g Spinach pasta
Polyunsaturated fat 0.467g 0.023g Spinach pasta

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Spinach pasta Rice noodles
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
47%
Spinach pasta
1%
Rice noodles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
48%
Spinach pasta
8%
Rice noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.03g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Spinach pasta
Spinach pasta is lower in glycemic index (difference - 61)
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?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 8mg)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 73mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Rice noodles
Rice noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.46g)
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. Rice noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168914/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.