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Watercress vs. Egg noodles — In-Depth Nutrition Comparison

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Differences between Watercress and Egg noodles

  • Watercress is higher in Vitamin K, Vitamin C, Vitamin A RAE, Calcium, Potassium, Vitamin B2, Vitamin B6, and Vitamin E , however, Egg noodles is richer in Selenium.
  • Watercress's daily need coverage for Vitamin K is 208% higher.

The food types used in this comparison are Watercress, raw and Noodles, egg, unenriched, cooked, without added salt.

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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 +900%
Contains more Potassium +768.4%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.8%
Contains more Zinc +490.9%
Contains more Copper +27.3%
Contains more Manganese +29.1%
Contains more Selenium +2555.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 21
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 36% 8% 15% 26% 30% 6% 3% 26% 32% 5%
Calcium Iron Magnesium Phosphorus Potassium Sodium Zinc Copper Manganese Selenium 4% 23% 15% 33% 4% 1% 18% 33% 42% 131%
Contains more Calcium +900%
Contains more Potassium +768.4%
Contains more Iron +200%
Contains more Phosphorus +26.7%
Contains less Sodium -87.8%
Contains more Zinc +490.9%
Contains more Copper +27.3%
Contains more Manganese +29.1%
Contains more Selenium +2555.6%
Equal in Magnesium - 21

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 +15095.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +488.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.4%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +185.6%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 192% 20% 0% 144% 23% 28% 4% 19% 30% 7% 0% 5% 625%
Vitamin A Vitamin E Vitamin D Vitamin C Vitamin B1 Vitamin B2 Vitamin B3 Vitamin B5 Vitamin B6 Folate Vitamin B12 Choline Vitamin K 2% 4% 3% 0% 8% 5% 8% 16% 11% 6% 12% 15% 0%
Contains more Vitamin A +15095.2%
Contains more Vitamin E +488.2%
Contains more Vitamin C +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B1 +200%
Contains more Vitamin B2 +500%
Contains more Vitamin B5 +17.9%
Contains more Vitamin B6 +180.4%
Contains more Folate +28.6%
Contains more Vitamin K +∞%
Contains more Vitamin D +∞%
Contains more Vitamin B3 +100%
Contains more Vitamin B12 +∞%
Contains more Choline +185.6%

Macronutrient Comparison

Macronutrient breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains more Water +40.4%
Contains more Other +140%
Contains more Protein +97.4%
Contains more Fats +1970%
Contains more Carbs +1850.4%
2% 95%
Protein: 2.3 g
Fats: 0.1 g
Carbs: 1.29 g
Water: 95.11 g
Other: 1.2 g
5% 2% 25% 68%
Protein: 4.54 g
Fats: 2.07 g
Carbs: 25.16 g
Water: 67.73 g
Other: 0.5 g
Contains more Water +40.4%
Contains more Other +140%
Contains more Protein +97.4%
Contains more Fats +1970%
Contains more Carbs +1850.4%

Fat Type Comparison

Fat type breakdown side-by-side comparison
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7162.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1477.1%
39% 11% 50%
Saturated Fat: 0.027 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.008 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.035 g
27% 37% 36%
Saturated Fat: 0.419 g
Monounsaturated Fat: 0.581 g
Polyunsaturated fat: 0.552 g
Contains less Saturated Fat -93.6%
Contains more Monounsaturated Fat +7162.5%
Contains more Polyunsaturated fat +1477.1%

Comparison summary table

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

All nutrients comparison - raw data values

Nutrient Watercress Egg noodles Opinion
Net carbs 0.79g 23.96g Egg noodles
Protein 2.3g 4.54g Egg noodles
Fats 0.1g 2.07g Egg noodles
Carbs 1.29g 25.16g Egg noodles
Calories 11kcal 138kcal Egg noodles
Sugar 0.2g 0.4g Watercress
Fiber 0.5g 1.2g Egg noodles
Calcium 120mg 12mg Watercress
Iron 0.2mg 0.6mg Egg noodles
Magnesium 21mg 21mg
Phosphorus 60mg 76mg Egg noodles
Potassium 330mg 38mg Watercress
Sodium 41mg 5mg Egg noodles
Zinc 0.11mg 0.65mg Egg noodles
Copper 0.077mg 0.098mg Egg noodles
Manganese 0.244mg 0.315mg Egg noodles
Selenium 0.9µg 23.9µg Egg noodles
Vitamin A 3191IU 21IU Watercress
Vitamin A RAE 160µg 6µg Watercress
Vitamin E 1mg 0.17mg Watercress
Vitamin D 0IU 4IU Egg noodles
Vitamin D 0µg 0.1µg Egg noodles
Vitamin C 43mg 0mg Watercress
Vitamin B1 0.09mg 0.03mg Watercress
Vitamin B2 0.12mg 0.02mg Watercress
Vitamin B3 0.2mg 0.4mg Egg noodles
Vitamin B5 0.31mg 0.263mg Watercress
Vitamin B6 0.129mg 0.046mg Watercress
Folate 9µg 7µg Watercress
Vitamin B12 0µg 0.09µg Egg noodles
Choline 9mg 25.7mg Egg noodles
Vitamin K 250µg 0µg Watercress
Tryptophan 0.03mg 0.043mg Egg noodles
Threonine 0.133mg 0.138mg Egg noodles
Isoleucine 0.093mg 0.19mg Egg noodles
Leucine 0.166mg 0.365mg Egg noodles
Lysine 0.134mg 0.137mg Egg noodles
Methionine 0.02mg 0.086mg Egg noodles
Phenylalanine 0.114mg 0.24mg Egg noodles
Valine 0.137mg 0.22mg Egg noodles
Histidine 0.04mg 0.121mg Egg noodles
Cholesterol 0mg 29mg Watercress
Trans Fat 0g 0.029g Watercress
Saturated Fat 0.027g 0.419g Watercress
Monounsaturated Fat 0.008g 0.581g Egg noodles
Polyunsaturated fat 0.035g 0.552g Egg noodles

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Watercress Egg 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
84%
Watercress
6%
Egg noodles
Minerals Daily Need Coverage Score
18%
Watercress
30%
Egg noodles

Comparison summary

Which food is lower in Sugar?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in Sugar (difference - 0.2g)
Which food is lower in Cholesterol?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in Cholesterol (difference - 29mg)
Which food is lower in Saturated Fat?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in Saturated Fat (difference - 0.392g)
Which food is lower in glycemic index?
Watercress
Watercress is lower in glycemic index (difference - 25)
Which food is richer in vitamins?
Watercress
Watercress is relatively richer in vitamins
Which food contains less Sodium?
Egg noodles
Egg noodles contains less Sodium (difference - 36mg)
Which food is richer in minerals?
Egg noodles
Egg noodles is relatively richer in minerals
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. Watercress - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/170068/nutrients
  2. Egg noodles - https://fdc.nal.usda.gov/fdc-app.html#/food-details/168926/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.