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Tempeh vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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The main differences between Tempeh and Noodle

  • Tempeh has more Copper, Manganese, Phosphorus, Vitamin B2, Iron, Magnesium, and Vitamin B6, however Noodle has more Selenium, Vitamin B1, and Folate.
  • Daily need coverage for Copper from Tempeh is 51% higher.
  • Noodle has 5 times less Vitamin B6 than Tempeh. Tempeh has 0.215mg of Vitamin B6, while Noodle has 0.046mg.

Food types used in this article are Tempeh and Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked.

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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
Tempeh
7
:
1
Noodle
Contains more Iron +83.7%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Potassium +984.2%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +75.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +250%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 102% 34% 37% 58% 187% 32% 114% 2%
Iron Calcium Potassium Magnesium Copper Zinc Phosphorus Sodium 56% 4% 4% 15% 33% 18% 33% 1%
Contains more Iron +83.7%
Contains more Calcium +825%
Contains more Potassium +984.2%
Contains more Magnesium +285.7%
Contains more Copper +471.4%
Contains more Zinc +75.4%
Contains more Phosphorus +250%
Contains less Sodium -44.4%

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
4
:
7
Noodle
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +367.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 0% 0% 0% 20% 83% 50% 17% 50% 10% 0% 18%
Vitamin C Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Vitamin B12 Vitamin K Folate 0% 2% 4% 3% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 12% 0% 63%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +163.2%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +27.1%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +367.4%
Contains more Vitamin A +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +270.5%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +12.5%
Contains more Folate +250%
Equal in Vitamin B5 - 0.263

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
21
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
70
Tempeh
20
Noodle

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
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
8%
Tempeh
25%
Noodle
Fats
50%
Tempeh
10%
Noodle

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 Noodle
Lower in Cholesterol ok
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in glycemic index ok
Lower in price ok
Rich in minerals ok
Lower in Sodium ok
Lower in Saturated Fat ok
Rich in vitamins Equal

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Tempeh Noodle
Low Calories diet ok
Low Fats diet ok
Low Carbs diet ok
Low glycemic index diet ok

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Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tempeh
Tempeh is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Tempeh
Tempeh is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tempeh
Tempeh is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 4mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 2.12g)
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.

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tempeh Noodle Opinion
Calories 192 138 Tempeh
Protein 20.29 4.54 Tempeh
Fats 10.8 2.07 Tempeh
Vitamin C 0 0
Carbs 7.64 25.16 Noodle
Cholesterol 0 29 Tempeh
Vitamin D 0 4 Noodle
Iron 2.7 1.47 Tempeh
Calcium 111 12 Tempeh
Potassium 412 38 Tempeh
Magnesium 81 21 Tempeh
Sugar 0.4 Tempeh
Fiber 1.2 Noodle
Copper 0.56 0.098 Tempeh
Zinc 1.14 0.65 Tempeh
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Phosphorus 266 76 Tempeh
Sodium 9 5 Noodle
Vitamin A 0 21 Noodle
Vitamin E 0.17 Noodle
Vitamin D 0 0.1 Noodle
Vitamin B1 0.078 0.289 Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.358 0.136 Tempeh
Vitamin B3 2.64 2.077 Tempeh
Vitamin B5 0.278 0.263 Tempeh
Vitamin B6 0.215 0.046 Tempeh
Vitamin B12 0.08 0.09 Noodle
Vitamin K 0 Noodle
Folate 24 84 Noodle
Trans Fat 0 0.029 Tempeh
Saturated Fat 2.539 0.419 Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 3.205 0.581 Tempeh
Polyunsaturated fat 4.3 0.552 Tempeh
Tryptophan 0.194 0.043 Tempeh
Threonine 0.796 0.138 Tempeh
Isoleucine 0.88 0.19 Tempeh
Leucine 1.43 0.365 Tempeh
Lysine 0.908 0.137 Tempeh
Methionine 0.175 0.086 Tempeh
Phenylalanine 0.893 0.24 Tempeh
Valine 0.92 0.22 Tempeh
Histidine 0.466 0.121 Tempeh
Fructose 0 Noodle

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. Noodle - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/169732/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.