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Tofu vs Noodle - In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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What are the main differences between Tofu and Noodle?

  • Tofu is richer in Calcium, Manganese, Copper, Phosphorus, and Iron, yet Noodle is richer in Folate, Selenium, Vitamin B1, and Vitamin B3.
  • Tofu's daily need coverage for Calcium is 67% higher.
  • Tofu has 4 times more Copper than Noodle. Tofu has 0.378mg of Copper, while Noodle has 0.098mg.
  • Tofu contains less Cholesterol.

We used Tofu, raw, firm, prepared with calcium sulfate and Noodles, egg, enriched, cooked 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
Tofu
7
:
1
Noodle
Contains more Calcium +5591.7%
Contains more Iron +81%
Contains more Magnesium +176.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains more Potassium +523.7%
Contains more Zinc +141.5%
Contains more Copper +285.7%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 205% 100% 42% 82% 21% 2% 43% 126%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper 4% 56% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33%
Contains more Calcium +5591.7%
Contains more Iron +81%
Contains more Magnesium +176.2%
Contains more Phosphorus +150%
Contains more Potassium +523.7%
Contains more Zinc +141.5%
Contains more Copper +285.7%
Contains less Sodium -64.3%

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
Tofu
3
:
9
Noodle
Contains more Vitamin A +690.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +445.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.7%
Contains more Folate +189.7%
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 Vitamin K 10% 0% 0% 1% 40% 24% 8% 8% 22% 22% 0% 0%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Vitamin K 2% 4% 3% 0% 73% 32% 39% 16% 11% 63% 12% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +690.5%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +100%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +82.9%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +33.3%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +445.1%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +97.7%
Contains more Folate +189.7%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%

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.
Tofu Noodle
Lower in Sugar ok
Lower in Cholesterol 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 ok

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Tofu Noodle Opinion
Net carbs 0.48g 23.96g Noodle
Protein 17.27g 4.54g Tofu
Fats 8.72g 2.07g Tofu
Carbs 2.78g 25.16g Noodle
Calories 144kcal 138kcal Tofu
Starch g g
Fructose g 0g Noodle
Sugar g 0.4g Tofu
Fiber 2.3g 1.2g Tofu
Calcium 683mg 12mg Tofu
Iron 2.66mg 1.47mg Tofu
Magnesium 58mg 21mg Tofu
Phosphorus 190mg 76mg Tofu
Potassium 237mg 38mg Tofu
Sodium 14mg 5mg Noodle
Zinc 1.57mg 0.65mg Tofu
Copper 0.378mg 0.098mg Tofu
Vitamin A 166IU 21IU Tofu
Vitamin E mg 0.17mg Noodle
Vitamin D 0IU 4IU Noodle
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Noodle
Vitamin C 0.2mg 0mg Tofu
Vitamin B1 0.158mg 0.289mg Noodle
Vitamin B2 0.102mg 0.136mg Noodle
Vitamin B3 0.381mg 2.077mg Noodle
Vitamin B5 0.133mg 0.263mg Noodle
Vitamin B6 0.092mg 0.046mg Tofu
Folate 29µg 84µg Noodle
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Noodle
Vitamin K µg 0µg Noodle
Tryptophan 0.235mg 0.043mg Tofu
Threonine 0.785mg 0.138mg Tofu
Isoleucine 0.849mg 0.19mg Tofu
Leucine 1.392mg 0.365mg Tofu
Lysine 0.883mg 0.137mg Tofu
Methionine 0.211mg 0.086mg Tofu
Phenylalanine 0.835mg 0.24mg Tofu
Valine 0.87mg 0.22mg Tofu
Histidine 0.431mg 0.121mg Tofu
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Tofu
Trans Fat 0g 0.029g Tofu
Saturated Fat 1.261g 0.419g Noodle
Monounsaturated Fat 1.925g 0.581g Tofu
Polyunsaturated fat 4.921g 0.552g Tofu

Which food is preferable for your diet?

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is better in case of low diet
Tofu Noodle
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
11
Tofu
21
Noodle
Mineral Summary Score
77
Tofu
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
104%
Tofu
27%
Noodle
Carbohydrates
3%
Tofu
25%
Noodle
Fats
40%
Tofu
10%
Noodle

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.4g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Tofu
Tofu is lower in glycemic index (difference - 35)
Which food is cheaper?
Tofu
Tofu is cheaper (difference - $2)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Tofu
Tofu is relatively richer in minerals
Which food contains less Sodium?
Noodle
Noodle contains less Sodium (difference - 9mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Noodle
Noodle is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.842g)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Noodle
Noodle is relatively richer in vitamins

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. Tofu - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/172475/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.