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Sunflower seed vs. Cellophane noodles — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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How are Sunflower seed and Cellophane noodles different?

  • Sunflower seed is higher than Cellophane noodles in Vitamin E , Copper, Vitamin B1, Vitamin B6, Phosphorus, Selenium, Manganese, Magnesium, Folate, and Vitamin B3.
  • Sunflower seed covers your daily need of Vitamin E 234% more than Cellophane noodles.
  • Sunflower seed contains 114 times more Folate than Cellophane noodles. Sunflower seed contains 227µg of Folate, while Cellophane noodles contain 2µg.

Seeds, sunflower seed kernels, dried and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated 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 Calcium +212%
Contains more Iron +141.9%
Contains more Magnesium +10733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1962.5%
Contains more Potassium +6350%
Contains more Zinc +1119.5%
Contains more Copper +2122.2%
Contains more Manganese +1850%
Contains more Selenium +570.9%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 24% 197% 233% 283% 57% 2% 137% 600% 255% 290%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27% 14% 44%
Contains more Calcium +212%
Contains more Iron +141.9%
Contains more Magnesium +10733.3%
Contains more Phosphorus +1962.5%
Contains more Potassium +6350%
Contains more Zinc +1119.5%
Contains more Copper +2122.2%
Contains more Manganese +1850%
Contains more Selenium +570.9%

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 E +26953.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +886.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4067.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1030%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2590%
Contains more Folate +11250%
Contains more Choline +69.1%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 3% 704% 0% 5% 370% 82% 157% 68% 311% 171% 0% 31% 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% 3% 0% 0% 38% 0% 4% 6% 12% 2% 0% 51% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin E +26953.8%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +886.7%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +4067.5%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +1030%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +2590%
Contains more Folate +11250%
Contains more Choline +69.1%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Protein +12887.5%
Contains more Fats +85666.7%
Contains more Other +1022.2%
Contains more Carbs +330.5%
Contains more Water +183.7%
21% 51% 20% 5% 3%
Protein: 20.78 g
Fats: 51.46 g
Carbs: 20 g
Water: 4.73 g
Other: 3.03 g
86% 13%
Protein: 0.16 g
Fats: 0.06 g
Carbs: 86.09 g
Water: 13.42 g
Other: 0.27 g
Contains more Protein +12887.5%
Contains more Fats +85666.7%
Contains more Other +1022.2%
Contains more Carbs +330.5%
Contains more Water +183.7%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +231500%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +128438.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%
10% 40% 50%
Saturated Fat: 4.455 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 18.528 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 23.137 g
40% 19% 42%
Saturated Fat: 0.017 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.018 g
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +231500%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +128438.9%
Contains less Saturated Fat -99.6%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Sunflower seed Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 11.4g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 20.78g 0.16g Sunflower seed
Fats 51.46g 0.06g Sunflower seed
Carbs 20g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 584kcal 351kcal Sunflower seed
Sugar 2.62g 0g Cellophane noodles
Fiber 8.6g 0.5g Sunflower seed
Calcium 78mg 25mg Sunflower seed
Iron 5.25mg 2.17mg Sunflower seed
Magnesium 325mg 3mg Sunflower seed
Phosphorus 660mg 32mg Sunflower seed
Potassium 645mg 10mg Sunflower seed
Sodium 9mg 10mg Sunflower seed
Zinc 5mg 0.41mg Sunflower seed
Copper 1.8mg 0.081mg Sunflower seed
Manganese 1.95mg 0.1mg Sunflower seed
Selenium 53µg 7.9µg Sunflower seed
Vitamin A 50IU 0IU Sunflower seed
Vitamin A RAE 3µg 0µg Sunflower seed
Vitamin E 35.17mg 0.13mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin C 1.4mg 0mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B1 1.48mg 0.15mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B2 0.355mg 0mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B3 8.335mg 0.2mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B5 1.13mg 0.1mg Sunflower seed
Vitamin B6 1.345mg 0.05mg Sunflower seed
Folate 227µg 2µg Sunflower seed
Choline 55.1mg 93.2mg Cellophane noodles
Tryptophan 0.348mg 0.002mg Sunflower seed
Threonine 0.928mg 0.005mg Sunflower seed
Isoleucine 1.139mg 0.007mg Sunflower seed
Leucine 1.659mg 0.013mg Sunflower seed
Lysine 0.937mg 0.011mg Sunflower seed
Methionine 0.494mg 0.002mg Sunflower seed
Phenylalanine 1.169mg 0.01mg Sunflower seed
Valine 1.315mg 0.008mg Sunflower seed
Histidine 0.632mg 0.005mg Sunflower seed
Saturated Fat 4.455g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Omega-3 - EPA 0.014g 0g Sunflower seed
Monounsaturated Fat 18.528g 0.008g Sunflower seed
Polyunsaturated fat 23.137g 0.018g Sunflower seed

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Sunflower seed Cellophane 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
146%
Sunflower seed
9%
Cellophane noodles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
207%
Sunflower seed
20%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food contains less Sodium?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is lower in glycemic index (difference - 19)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Sunflower seed
Sunflower seed is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Sugar (difference - 2.62g)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 4.438g)
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)

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. Sunflower seed - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170562/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.