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Tempeh vs Cellophane noodles - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tempeh and Cellophane noodles?

  • Tempeh is richer in Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Magnesium, Vitamin B3, Vitamin B6, and Potassium, yet Cellophane noodles are richer in Vitamin B2, and Selenium.
  • Tempeh's daily need coverage for Copper is 53% higher.
  • Tempeh has 149 times more Saturated Fat than Cellophane noodles. Tempeh has 2.539g of Saturated Fat, while Cellophane noodles have 0.017g.

We used Tempeh and Noodles, chinese, cellophane or long rice (mung beans), dehydrated types in this comparison.

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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 Calcium +344%
Contains more Iron +24.4%
Contains more Magnesium +2600%
Contains more Phosphorus +731.3%
Contains more Potassium +4020%
Contains more Zinc +178%
Contains more Copper +591.4%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 34% 102% 58% 114% 37% 2% 32% 187%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 8% 82% 3% 14% 1% 2% 12% 27%
Contains more Calcium +344%
Contains more Iron +24.4%
Contains more Magnesium +2600%
Contains more Phosphorus +731.3%
Contains more Potassium +4020%
Contains more Zinc +178%
Contains more Copper +591.4%

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
Tempeh
6
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Contains more Vitamin B2 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +1220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 18% 10% 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 +1220%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +178%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +330%
Contains more Folate +1100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +92.3%

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.
Tempeh Cellophane noodles
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Lower in Cholesterol Equal
Lower in price Equal
Rich in vitamins Equal

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tempeh Cellophane noodles Opinion
Net carbs 7.64g 85.59g Cellophane noodles
Protein 20.29g 0.16g Tempeh
Fats 10.8g 0.06g Tempeh
Carbs 7.64g 86.09g Cellophane noodles
Calories 192kcal 351kcal Cellophane noodles
Starch g g
Fructose g g
Sugar g 0g Tempeh
Fiber g 0.5g Cellophane noodles
Calcium 111mg 25mg Tempeh
Iron 2.7mg 2.17mg Tempeh
Magnesium 81mg 3mg Tempeh
Phosphorus 266mg 32mg Tempeh
Potassium 412mg 10mg Tempeh
Sodium 9mg 10mg Tempeh
Zinc 1.14mg 0.41mg Tempeh
Copper 0.56mg 0.081mg Tempeh
Vitamin A 0IU 0IU
Vitamin E mg 0.13mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin D 0IU 0IU
Vitamin D 0µg 0µg
Vitamin C 0mg 0mg
Vitamin B1 0.078mg 0.15mg Cellophane noodles
Vitamin B2 0.358mg 0mg Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64mg 0.2mg Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.278mg 0.1mg Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.215mg 0.05mg Tempeh
Folate 24µg 2µg Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0.08µg 0µg Tempeh
Vitamin K µg 0µg Cellophane noodles
Tryptophan 0.194mg 0.002mg Tempeh
Threonine 0.796mg 0.005mg Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88mg 0.007mg Tempeh
Leucine 1.43mg 0.013mg Tempeh
Lysine 0.908mg 0.011mg Tempeh
Methionine 0.175mg 0.002mg Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.893mg 0.01mg Tempeh
Valine 0.92mg 0.008mg Tempeh
Histidine 0.466mg 0.005mg Tempeh
Cholesterol 0mg 0mg
Trans Fat 0g 0g
Saturated Fat 2.539g 0.017g Cellophane noodles
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205g 0.008g Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3g 0.018g Tempeh

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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ok
is better in case of low diet
Tempeh 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
20
Tempeh
5
Cellophane noodles
Mineral Summary Score
70
Tempeh
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
122%
Tempeh
1%
Cellophane noodles
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
86%
Cellophane noodles
Fats
50%
Tempeh
0%
Cellophane noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 0g)
Which food contains less Sodium?
Tempeh
Tempeh contains less Sodium (difference - 1mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 24)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Cellophane noodles
Cellophane noodles is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.522g)
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 ($)
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. Tempeh - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/174272/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.